Bye Bye American Pie

Mrz 29, 2012

Buenos Aires

Bye Bye American Pie explores the changing aspects of American culture through the work of seven major American artists: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, and Paul McCarthy.

Taking its title from Don McLean’s folk anthem “American Pie” and conceived as a follow-up to Larratt-Smith’s exhibition “Andy Warhol, Mr. America” (2009), Bye Bye American Pie showcases key works by these seven artists that both reflect and critique the evolving state of American culture from the 1970s to the present.

The presentation of these artists together within a single exhibition aims to offer a sustained survey of a particular tendency within American cultural history, when the high tide of American civilization which Warhol so brilliantly celebrated gave way to critique and deconstruction, and when a single dominant culture reinforced by television and Hollywood broke up into multiple subcultures.

Malba – Fundación Costantini

March 29th – June 4th, 2012
Avda. Figueroa Alcorta 3415
C1425CLA Buenos Aires