Luis Camnitzer: Art in Response
Luis Camnitzer (Uruguayan, 1937) lives and works in New York since 1964. Internationally recognized as an artist, critic, educator and art theorist. Formally associated with the American Conceptualists of the sixties and seventies. Camnitzer creates works in a wide variety of media including installation, engraving, drawing and photography.
Based on an acute observation that provides ludic qualities and ironic metaphors to his works, each explore the relationship between images, objects and texts. His work distinguishes by inviting reflections, analysis and debates about power systems. Art in Response: Luis Camnitzer is a conceptual dialogue between contemporary art and the cultural tradition of European art in the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce.