Richard Dupont

Untitled (tequila) 2016

Like the worm, the sculpture contains a little something inside it. Frozen in archival resin, this fragment is forced into relation with a vertical element which connects the gesture to the larger space around it.

Composition

Polyurethane resin, Aluminum, Paint, Glass, Metal Plastic

The Designer

Richard Dupont is an American artist born in 1968 in New York City. He works in a variety of media including sculpture, installations, paintings, drawings, prints and animations concerning themes of the human body, digital technology, memory, perception, and social space. He received a BA from the Departments of Visual Art and Art and Archeology at Princeton University. His solo exhibitions include The Queens Museum, The Middlebury College Museum of Art, The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, and The Lever House Art Collection. His works are included in the collections of numerous museums including The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum, and The New York Public Library Print Collection.

The Art Gallery

Since it’s opening in 2012, the Eduardo Secci Contemporary Gallery houses innovative, singular and pioneering exhibitions that explore the most contemporary artistic experimentations. Eduardo Secci has always been dedicated to the finding Italian and international artists, that research various media and genres to better represent their imaginative world. Giving them a voice has become a mission, with the aim of becoming a major center for contemporary art in Florence, a city known for its rich history of Renaissance art. In 2013 the gallery opened two locations, one in Via Maggio, close to Palazzo Pitti, in Florence and one in Pietrasanta, in the province of Lucca. In 2016 another space opened in Piazza Goldoni in Florence, inside the historic Palazzo Ricasoli. Exhibitions, international projects, installations for museums and large-scale site specific installations are created year after year by some of the most intriguing contemporary artists, with the vision to increasingly incorporate art into the surroundings and our lives.

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