Project Description

Visitations | G.T. Pellizzi
On view September 26 – November 21, 2015

G.T. Pellizzi curates his work to function in dialogue with the existing Watermill Center Collection and its galleries. The survey of works on view, created by Pellizzi from 2011 to the present, features sculptures, installations, and paintings that engage audiences critically with political, educational, and financial market systems. .

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, and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and various art galleries in New York, Zurich, Berlin and London. In the past year he has had solo exhibitions at Mary Boone Gallery in New York, Harmony Murphy Gallery in Los Angeles, and Revolver Galeria in Lima. He has also 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 of Vienna. Pellizzi lives between New York and Mexico.

Visitations was curated by Noah Khoshbin & Daneyal Mahmood.

Image Credit: “Primary Triptych: Snap Lines in Red Yellow and Blue 1 (verticals), 2013. Encaustic, pastel and powdered pigment on canvas with black steel powder coated frame. 36” x 54”, G.T. Pellizzi; image: Brian Lynch
Video Credit: Carlos Soto