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"Meat and Music" by Alexandre Arrechea

Presented by Open Spaces at The Village at Swope Park, Kansas City MO

Aug 25 2018
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Oct 28 2018
“Meat and Music” by Alexandre Arrechea presented by Open Spaces at The Village at Swope Park, Kansas City MO

Arrechea’s work is based on visual metaphors that connect urban design with systems of power & industry, as in the case of his Swope Park sculpture linking 2 symbols of Kansas City’s economic prosperity and cultural identity: meat and music.

Born and raised in Trinidad, Cuba, and educated at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana, Alex Arrechea is a sculptor, painter and video artist who divides his time between New York, Madrid, Havana and Miami. Arrechea’s work is often based on visual metaphors that connect urban design with systems of power and industry, as in the case of his Swope Park sculpture linking two symbols of Kansas City’s economic prosperity and cultural identity: meat and music.

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The Village at Swope Park

Pavilion 1 - East Meyer Blvd & Swope Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64132

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