White Washed America

24 September - 17 December 2017

As a participating gallery of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, Royale Projects introduced new works by Rubén Ortiz Torres including paintings and sculptures influenced by lowrider cars, punk, anarchism, and minimalism.

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California.

Born in México City in 1964, Ortiz Torres lives and works in Los Angeles and San Diego. His works are in collections worldwide including Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and La Colección Jumex in México City, Mexican Museum of Fine Arts in Chicago, Museum of Modern Art and The Metropolitan Museum in New York, The Smithsonian Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C., The Tate Modern in London, and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid.

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Royale Projects, 432 S Alameda Street (entrance on Seaton Street between 4th & 5th Streets), Los Angeles, California 90013
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Rubén Ortiz-Torres is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts Professor. For more about his work, please visit:
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/rub%C3%A9n-ortiz-torres

Image Credit:
Rubén Ortiz-Torres Black Flag installation view, 2014.
Photo is courtesy of Artist Rubén Ortiz-Torres and the Royale Projects, Los Angeles, CA.