Exhibition runs December 3rd – December 29th. Opening reception on Saturday, December 7th from 6-9pm.
Manuel Pardo (1952-2012) was born on July 4th in Cardenas, Cuba. He first showed his work in New York’s East Village in the eighties, where he was introduced to Marcia Tucker, founder and director of the New Museum in NY when she included him in the groundbreaking exhibition, The Other Man: Alternative Representation of Masculinity. Pardo went on to exhibit internationally in solo exhibitions in New York, Paris, Mexico City, Cologne, Havana, and Milan.
Obituary: Manuel Pardo died in November 2012 after a short illness while enjoying the success of his career survey show entitled Stardust at California State University, Fullerton 2011 and book entitled “Universo Sonado In Technicolor” released in 2012. An informal memorial show entitled “The Solstice Of Manuel Pardo” curated by Christine McCarthy, Executive Director of Provincetown Art Association and Museum and Gary Marotta of Gary Marotta Fine Art g-1 in Provincetown was held at The Highline Loft in New York from April 26-May 18, 2013. The artist’s obituary, written by David Frankel, Senior Editor, Publications Department, Museum Of Modern Art, New York appeared in The Huffington Post on May 16, 2013.
Williams McCall Gallery
110 Washington Ave., CU-3
Miami Beach, FLorida 33139
United States of America
Event Website: http://www.williamsmccallgallery.com