Joseph Lupo

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The Chileans come to Pittsburgh!

This week marked the second half of planning for the big AIR/Taller 99 exchange. Our new friends from Chile; Daniela, Isabel, and Raphael came to Pittsburgh to visit AIR, discuss the details of the project and visit some of Pittsburgh’s best cultural institutions.

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Tuesday night ended with a get together at AIR…Isabel and Raphael from Taller 99 in the foreground…so great to see them again…

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David Fraher, from Arts Midwest, toasting the occasion…

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The next day started at the Warhol Museum…Pittsburgh artist and long time friend of AIR Maritza Mosquera and AIR Director Bob Beckman under Andy…

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Another long time friend of AIR, Dutch artist Stephan Hoffman was asked to create a site specific work for the doors and windows…

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We had a great meeting and tour with Warhol Museum Director Eric Shiner. He was tremendously generous with his time…

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Printing in the education studio downstairs…

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Then we were lucky to get a tour of the Mattress Factory with Co-Director Michael Olijnyk, seen here in the doorway of the Yayoi Kusama installation

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We were able to see some work in-progress…

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John Pena’s gigantic talk bubble being sold in small parts…

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A great couple of days with some new and old friends…I hope this does NOT mark the last time I get to see everyone from Taller 99, so until next time!

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This entry was posted on September 5, 2015 by in News.
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