Written by Amos White V for THE ARTISTS FORUM MAGAZINE
Edited by Amos White V for THE ARTISTS FORUM, INC
Photos: Courtesy of Pepe Villegas
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FOLKLORICAN: THE ART OF PEPE VILLEGAS
NEW YORK, NY (November 18, 2010) Last night, The Artists Forum attended the opening reception for FolkloRican: The Art of Pepe Villegas at NYU Wagner at The Puck Building. The ten-piece collection of oil paintings referenced artist Pepe Villegas‘ Puerto Rican upbringing featuring images of cultural pride in vibrant hues.
Curated by Frank Crescioni, Folklorican commemorates Latino Heritage Month at New York University and is co-presented by NYU Wagner, NYU Latino Studies Program, NYU Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and NYU Steinhardt.
The exhibition is on view through January 31, 2011. Viewing hours are Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Fridays 9am-7pm, and Saturdays 9:30am-6pm (closed on Sundays). Please note that the Gallery will be closed for the holidays from December 24 through January 3, inclusively.
For more information about Pepe Villegas, visit: pepevillegas.com