Guillermo Kuitca (born 1961)
is an Argentinian visual artist, born in
Aires and a key figure in the history of Latin American art known for his map and
architectural work. Kuitca has exhibited worldwide and his work
is held in several major international collections, including, the
Met, MoMA, The Art
Institute of Chicago, The Tate
Museum and Hirshhorn Museum
and Sculpture Garden.
His work has also been included in a number
of international exhibits, including the 2007 Venice Biennale
. In 1995, a 12 year
survey of his work was organized and toured, crediting with
States' interest in his work after he made his New York City debut in the early 1990s.
In 1993, several art critics -- Carmen
, Martin Rejtman
, and Marcelo E. Pacheco
-- joined forces to produce a
book titled A Book Based on Guillermo Kuitca
is also in a number of travelling collections including a winter
2008 exhibit at the Telfair Museum
of Art in Savannah,
Georgia, which includes work from the North Carolina
Museum of Art.
His opera-related niche work, inspired in
part by Wagner
, has led to an exhibit at the
2009 the Dallas Center for the Performing
Arts commissioned Kuitca to design the curtain for the
The design abstracts the seating plan for
the Winspear’s Margaret McDermott Performance Hall and reproduces
this image onto the curtain itself.
- A Book Based on Guillermo Kuitca (Amsterdam:
Contemporary Art Foundation, 1993) ISBN 9073170036.