Upcoming Art Exhibit at The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College

Posted on January 14, 2019, 1:40 pm
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De la Torre Brothers, Quinceañera Milenial, 2012, Lenticular print with mixed media, 39 1/2 x 39 1/2 x 4 1/2 in., Image courtesy of the artists and Traver Gallery

 

This week, The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College is featuring their new exhibition De La Torre: Rococolab. 

“Rococolab features a selection of works that bring together art historical imagery, religious symbolism, and pop culture in unexpected dialogue. This grouping of intricate images and objects articulates social commentary  through humor and unlikely juxtapositions. Their collaborative and hybrid approach to art making is revealed in works like Quinceañera Milenial.” The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College 

Artists and brothers Einar and Jamex de la Torre were born in Guadalajara, México and live and work in Ensenada, México and San Diego, California. Both artists have studied glass artwork and operated a flame-worked glass figure business from 1981 to 1997. Some of their work has been exhibited internationally and in the US. The de la Torre brothers are known for their 2D and 3D artwork.

This is the first solo museum exhibition for the Guadalajara-born duo to be hosted at The Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College. and the show will be on view from January 18 to May 12, 2019. There will be an artists’ talk will be hosted on Thursday, January 17 at 6 p.m.