Marina Kappos

Born:
1972
Residence:
Jackson Heights, New York, USA
Nationality:
American
Trust:
APT Los Angeles
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  • Last Saturday, for Zona Maco, Mexico City’s premier contemporary art fair, artist Andrew Birk led a walk from the historical center of the city to Ano

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  • Magical Mexico City. A city of poetry, revolution, and art. Centuries of history, spectacular colonial architecture, intimate courtyards, extravagance, cuisine, and culture, Mexico City is a global city that has it all. In the last several years, it has increasingly become an art world destination, renowned for its up-and-coming gallery scene, prominent art collections and museums, and acclaimed art fairs ZONA MACO and Material Art Fair. Here are the must-see fairs, galleries, museums, and other attractions for a week in the Mexican capital.

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  • In the current period of accelerated motion our minds and bodies move, change and adapt to the settings and networks we navigate daily.

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  • First of all, let me put my hand in the air and testify that "Show of Hands," an exhibition of 130 years of art by Northwest women at the Whatcom Museum

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  • First of all, let me put my hand in the air and testify that "Show of Hands," an exhibition of 130 years of art by Northwest women at the Whatcom Museum

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  • At James Harris Gallery, Seattle artist Claire Cowie has only a small interior room to herself, but her show, Dead Reckoning, is just plain major.

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  • Any resemblance between the characters herein and real persons living or otherwise is purely coincidental. —Standard disclaimer At heart, Marina

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BIOGRAPHY

Marina Kappos (b. 1972 Pasadena, California) received an MFA from the Yale University School of Art in 1997 and a BFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 1995. Utilizing precise lines and blocks of color, Kappos creates geometric shapes to portray and define her images. Selected solo exhibitions include Peep Show at China Art Objects in Los Angeles (2011),  Politicus at the Happy Lion in Los Angeles (2008), Marina Kappos at Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya in Tokyo (2007), A Murder of Crows at the Happy Lion in Los Angeles (2005), Yellow Fever at Sutton Lane in London (2003), Flora and Fauna at I-20 Gallery in New York (2002), Panorama at Galeria Marabini in Bologna in Italy (2001), and Marina Kappos: Fade to Grey at I-20 Gallery in New York (1999). Selected group exhibitions include: Daughter of Bad Girls, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery in New York(2015), Pet Shapes, China Art Objects in Los Angeles (2013), Taguchi Art Collection- Global New Art, Sompo Japan Museum of Art in Tokyo(2011), Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Brevard Art Museum Melbourne in Florida (2011), The Open Daybook Exhibition, LACE in Los Angeles (2011), Pop Art 1960’s-2000’s, Hachioji Yume Art Museum in Tokyo and Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima, Japan (2007), Telling, Torrance Art Museum in Torrance (2006) and The Animal Show, Haunch of Venison in London (2004). Marina Kappos lives and works in Queens, NY.