Post Penis: Press Kit

Opening Reception

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Dates

Mar 6, 2014 - May 11, 2014

Gallery

Project Space

Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum announces Post Penis, an exhibition by Los Angeles based artist Paul Rodriguez, from March 6 through May 11, 2014. An installation consisting of video loops, light and sound, Post Penis captivated the viewer using sublime landscapes, abstraction, still lifes, vivid color and entrancing sound as a means to provoke thought beyond the physical present. An Opening Reception will take place Thursday, March 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, and is open and free to the public.  

BIOGRAPHY:

Paul Rodriguez was born on the Gulf of Mexico in Texas, 1985. Solo exhibitions include Asexual at Mexicali Rose, Mexicali and CV at 3927 W. Olympic, Los Angeles. His film work has been shown in Buenos Aires, Cannes, Madrid, New York, Hong Kong, and on PBS. He has done a residency with Preteen Gallery in Mexico City. Curatorial concepts include El Museo de Pablo and Rodriguez Projects. Rodriguez has worked with Harmony Korine, Dennis Hopper, Crystal Castles, and No Age. His photography has been commissioned by Dazed & Confused, Spin, Lurve, ‘Sup, and Paper. Rodriguez currently lives and works in Los Angeles, Central America and anywhere beautiful. View additional work by Paul on his vimeo.

ARTIST STATEMENT:

A heat wave came and went. Summer ended. How many times can you tell me where I live.

Táysha, Tejas, Texas. Native lands not in native control.

Men want men. Women want men so they can have children.

From her to fur. From tragedy to her majesty.

Post Penis is an installation consisting of video, light, and sound. Not community or country based. No condom contracts.

 

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Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum gratefully acknowledges major support from the City of San Antonio Department for Culture & Creative Development, the Lifshutz Family, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Ricos Products Co., Inc. Additional essential support is provided by Alamo Beer, Alturas Foundation, Argo Group, Boeing Employee Community Fund, The Capital Group Company: Home of American Funds, Citrus at Hotel Valencia, H-E-B, Hotel Valencia, The Flohr Family Foundation, Frost Bank, The Arts Fund, Luther King Capital Management, Mission Pharmacal, Muñoz and Company, The NRP Group LLC, NuStar Energy LP, Rackspace, RBC, Republic National Distributing Company, Silver Eagle Distributors LP, The Smothers Foundation, Strasburger & Price, LLP, Texas Commission on the Arts, The Trust Company, Valero Energy, and the Community Partners, Members, Individual Donors, and Board of Directors of Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum.

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