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A Conversation with Juan Garaizabal

De Buck Gallery, New York
03/30/2017 (6-8 pm)

Join us for a conversation with sculptor Juan Garaizabal, art critic Barbara Rose, and curator Rachel Vancelette on the occasion of Opulent Landscapes.

This evening is hosted by De Buck Gallery and refreshments will be offered.

Please note that due to limited seating availability RSVP is essential via

Juan Garaizabal

Juan Garaizabal is a conceptual Spanish artist from Madrid, Spain. Though Garaizabal works in a broad range of mediums such as drawings, sculptures, light installations, video art, and engraving, he is mostly known for his monumental public sculptures that have earned him the title of “Landscape Curator”. Garaizabal approaches the spaces he works in with a humanistic mindset. His creations often combine sculpture and illumination, and are recuperations of long-lost architectural elements occupying vacant, historically significant sites. Garaizabal has showcased his monumental sculptures around the world and currently lives and works between Berlin, Madrid and Miami. His sculpture “Vase Tuileries IV, currently on view at De Buck Gallery on the occasion of the group exhibition Opulent Landscapes, is a reconstruction of the lost Vases of the Palais des Tuileries, in Paris.

Barbara Rose

Barbara Rose is a renowned Art Critic, Curator and Art Historian who graduated from Smith College before obtaining her PhD at Columbia University. Rose was a New York correspondent for Art International, a contributing editor with multiple publications including Art in America, Vogue, and Artforum. She was also over her career noted as art critic for New York Magazine, editor at the Partisan Review, associate editor at Arts Magazine, and editor-in-chief of the “Journal of Art”. The College Art Association of America awarded Rose the Distinguished Art Criticism Award in 1966 and 1969. Rose’s books include “American Art Since 1900” (1967); “The Golden Age of Dutch Painting” (1969); “Lee Krasner” (1983); and “Autocritique: Essays on Art and Anti-Art” (1989), and many more.  She has also published countless catalogue essays, produced eight films, and continues to curate critically acclaimed museum exhibitions internationally.

Rachel Vancelette

Rachel Vancelette, currently Managing Director at De Buck Gallery, is known for her contemporary art expertise in blue chip and emerging artist sectors, focusing on curation, management and acquisitions for private and public collections, foundations and museums worldwide. Having launched such galleries and collections as Yvon Lambert NY and 21st Street Gladstone Gallery among others, and with a Masters Degree in Art/Art Business from Manchester University in London, she has had a long and illustrious career in Senior positions representing major galleries globally at all major art fairs. Her latest curatorial project, “Opulent Landscapes” at De Buck Gallery showcases several exceptional artists examining dream-like realities and alternative architectural spaces.

For more information, please contact the gallery at +1 212 255 5735