January, 30

02.02 – 20.07.14 // Dario Escobar // LACMA // Los Angeles

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The exhibition examines football—nicknamed “the beautiful game” by one sports commentator—and its significance in societies around the world. As a subject, football touches on issues of nationalism and identity, globalism and mass spectacle, as well as the common human experience shared by spectators from many cultures. Celebrating the sport on the eve of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the exhibition includes approximately thirty artists from around the world who work in video, photography, painting and sculpture.

 

A exposição examina o futebol – apelidado como “jogo bonito” por um comentarista esportivo –  e sua significância nas sociedades ao redor do mundo. Como tema, o futebol toca em questões do nacionalismo e identidade, globalização e espetáculo de massa, bem como a experiência humana comum compartilhada por espectadores de muitas culturas. Celebrando o esporte às vésperas da Copa do Mundo de 2014 no Brasil, a exposição inclui cerca de trinta artistas de todo o mundo que trabalham com vídeo, fotografia, pintura e escultura.

 

Fútbol: The Beautiful Game

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LACMA
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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