Project Description

Constellation in Red, Yellow and Blue | G.T. Pellizzi
On view June 11 – August 28, 2016

Constellation in Red, Yellow and Blue is a monumental installation of light sculptures created for The Watermill Center by G.T. Pellizzi. The sculptures are derived from invented cosmologies inspired by the mythological, calendrical, and astronomical symbols found on many textiles in The Watermill Collection.

About Giandomenico Tonatiuh Pellizzi
G.T. Pellizzi was born in 1978 in Tlayacapan, Mexico. He studied philosophy at St. Johns College and graduated from The Channin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union. From 2001-2011, Pellizzi co-founded and has been involved in various art collectives, including The Bruce High Quality Foundation, with whom he has exhibited at the Whitney Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, Centre Pompidou, PAC Murcia, the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and Bruno Bischofberger Gallery in Zurich. Recently, he has had solo exhibitions at Mary Boone Gallery in New York, Harmony Murphy Gallery in Los Angeles, and Revolver Galeria in Lima, as well as the Sala Siqueiros in Mexico City. He has participated in exhibitions at the Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Museo del Barrio Biennial in New York, the Biennial of the Americas in Denver, and the Kunsthalle in Vienna. Pellizzi lives between New York and Mexico. G.T. Pellizzi is a 2016 Inga Maren Otto Fellowship recipient.

Constellation in Red, Yellow and Blue was curated by Noah Khoshbin & Daneyal Mahmood.

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Image Credit: installation view of Conduits in Red, Yellow and Blue (Fig. 42), (2015). courtesy of the artist.
Video Credit: Carlos Soto