biografía de Ralph ORTIZ (1934)

Lugar de nacimiento: NYC

Direcciones: NYC

Profesión: Sculptor

Estudios: Brooklyn Mus. Art Sch.; ASL; Pratt Inst. (B.S., M.F.A.); Columbia Univ.

Exposiciones: Traveling Assemblage Exhib., MoMA, 1963; Young America Exhibition, WMAA, 1965; The Destruction in Art Symposium, London, Eng., 1966; Celebration-Eros-Thanatos, Youth Pavilion, Expo '1967, Montreal, Can., 1967; Theater Ritual, Am. Educ. Theater Assn. Conf., Temple Univ., Phila., Pa., 1970. Awards: John Hay Whitney fel. grant, 1965.

Obra: MoMA; WMAA; Finch Mus., New York; Chrysler Mus. Fine Art, Provincetown, Mass.; Oxford Mus. Mod. Eng.

Comentarios: Preferred media: mixed media. Positions: dir. & cur., El Museo del Barrio, New York, 1969-70; comt. mem., Ghetto Arts Panel, NY State Coun. Arts, 1970-71; v. chmn., Planning Corp. Arts, New York, 1971-. Publications: auth., Disassemblage, Art & Artists, 1966; ed. & auth., "Ritual Theatre," Aspen Mag., 1969; auth., "Culture & the People," Art in Am, 1971. Teaching: instr. graphic plastic forms, mixed media, intermedia, color & design, Columbia Univ. Teachers Col., 1967; asst. prof. art, Livingston Col., Rutgers Univ., 1972-.

Fuentes: WW73; Barry Farrell, The Other Culture," Life Mag. (Feb. 17, 1967); Kurt von Meier, "Violence Art & the American Way," Arts Can. (Apr., 1968); Charlotte Willard, "Violence & Art," Art in America (Jan., 1969)"

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