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Dario Robleto, “The Pulse Armed with a Pen: An Unknown History of the Human Heartbeat,” School of Art Lecture
November 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Houston-based artist Dario Robleto will lecture at the LSU School of Art in the LSU Design Building Auditorium (room 103) at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
Robleto is an Artist Research Fellow at Rice University and the 2016 Texas State Artist Laureate. Since 1997, he has had over 30 solo exhibitions at museums such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver.
His most recent exhibitions include The Boundary of Life is Quietly Crossed at the Menil Collection, Houston, and Setlists for a Setting Sun at the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2008, the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, mounted a 10-year retrospective exhibition of his work titled, Alloy of Love, which was accompanied by a major monograph and traveled to the Frye Art Museum in Seattle. Robleto has participated in a number of notable group exhibitions, including The Record/Contemporary Art and Vinyl, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Old, Weird, America, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; and the 2004 Whitney Biennial.
Robleto has been a visiting artist and lecturer at many colleges and universities including Bard College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and New York University. His awards have included the 2007 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and the 2009 USA Rasmusson Fellowship. In 2011 he was selected as a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow at the National Museum of American History.
Visit dariorobleto.com for more information about the artist.