Gabriel Kuri
Gabriel Kuri: Sorted, Resorted
Sep 6, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020
WIELS
Brussels, Belgium

Gabriel Kuri creates sculptures that embody questions of value, arresting usually intangible flows of information in witty and engaging forms. His practice is strikingly material. Kuri gathers his resources from a variety of sites before combining them in a manner that draws upon tradition of assemblage with a nod to Surrealist montage, fusing references from his native Mexico with his adopted home, Belgium. His exhibition at WIELS – his first institutional solo show in Brussels, where he has lived for the past 16 years – highlights the hybrid nature of his playful work. It will comprise over 60 works, including new pieces produced for the occasion, revealing both the diversity of Kuri’s formal approach and the consistency of his underlying themes: notions of commercial and cultural value, consumerism, as well as material and its poetic (mis)use.

Brussels, Belgium

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