"Leo Villareal subverts the plain white cube, turning it into a cave sparkling with ethereal light," says Kara Weisenstein of Vice Media's The Creators Project, on the occasion of Villareal's first solo exhibition with Pace. The exhibition is on view through June 17th, 2017 at 537 West 24th Street in New York. Check out the full article here.
Listen to Leo Villareal in conversation with Molly Donovan, associate curator of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Art, discussing Villareal's Multiverse installation, which occupies the Concourse walkway between the East and West Buildings of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Installed between September and December of 2008, Multiverse is one of the largest and most complex light sculptures created by the artist, featuring approximately 41,000 computer-program
London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, just announced that Leo Villareal and Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ submission curated by Future\Pace, has won the Illuminated River International Design Competition. Congratulations to the entire “Current” team! "The Illuminated River will breathe new life into the Thames and create a dazzling outdoor gallery for Londoners to enjoy each night." - The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan View an online exhibition of all six shortlisted designs here now. Members of the p
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce its representation of Leo Villareal, a pioneer of innovative, large-scale LED light works. In joining the gallery, Villareal will also work closely with FUTURE\PACE, a cultural partnership between Futurecity and Pace that reexamines the role of public art, architecture and urban planning. Villareal, with support from FUTURE\PACE, is leading a team that has been shortlisted for The Illuminated River competition in London. This public art commission envisions
Work by Leo Villareal will be included in Artists Choose Artists, a juried group exhibition presented by the Parrish Art Museum on view from October 30, 2016 to January 16, 2017. Within the multi-media show, Villareal will also serve as juror, selecting two artists working on the East End of Long Island. In line with Villareal’s conglomerate artistic practice, Artists Choose Artists is intended to encourage contemporary expanded, multi-generational network of artists in order to enhance the hete
FUTURE\PACE introduces a pioneering approach to commissioning major artworks in the public realm. Collaborating with innovative artists, The New Makers, Future\Pace will re-examine the role of public art, architecture, urban planning and regeneration. The ‘gallery without walls’ will add new layers of meaning and wonder to the built environment and public realm. Read more from the New Makers manifesto here. #FUTUREPACE
Established by Pace London President Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst and Futurecity Founder Mark Davy, the new venture will offer a pioneering approach to commissioning art ‘in the public realm’. The partnership builds on the expansive and important histories of both Pace and Futurecity, bridging Pace’s extensive global resources with Futurecity’s innovative approach to developing large scale commissions for artists in the public realm. Future\Pace will explore a world where the interchange of di