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b. 1977, Cuba

Yoan Capote Biography

Yoan Capote graduated from the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana, Cuba in 2001. His work has been exhibited extensively in Cuba, Europe and in the USA where he participated in the critically-acclaimed group exhibition Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art, 1950–2015 which travelled throughout the country including the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC. Capote has received awards and grants from prestigious institutions such as UNESCO; Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York; Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York; and the Brownstone Foundation, Paris. Notable collections include the Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe; Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zurich; Kadist Art Foundation, Paris and San Francisco; the Pizzuti Collection, Columbus; Buhl Collection, New York; 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville; Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Houston; Farber Collection, New York; Karen and Robery Duncan, Lincoln; and North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh.

Yoan Capote Featured Artworks

Laboratorio by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteLaboratorio, 2018Mixed media including gelatin silver prints on glass vessels, scientific equipment in vitrine
187 x 139.9 x 68.4 cm
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Isla (Abrazo) I by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteIsla (Abrazo) I, 2018Oil, nails and fishhooks on linen panel on plywood
90 x 150 x 76 cm
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Lacerante (Mi Silencio) by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteLacerante (Mi Silencio), 2015Laser-cut stainless steel, wooden base
85.7 x 162.8 x 50.9 cm
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Charge (Miraculous Static) by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteCharge (Miraculous Static), 2013–2015Gelatin silver prints, concrete, fuse cords
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Untitled by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteUntitled, 2004Oil on canvas
139.7 x 167.6 cm
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Migrants by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteMigrants, 2013Bronze
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Married by Yoan Capote contemporary artwork
Yoan CapoteMarried, 2013Mixed media on paper
70 x 100 cm
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Yoan Capote Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Yoan Capote, Territorial Waters at Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
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26 March–29 May 2019 Yoan Capote Territorial Waters Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Yoan Capote, Isla at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
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9 December 2015–29 January 2016 Yoan Capote Isla Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

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Art Basel in Hong Kong: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Art Basel in Hong Kong: Exhibitions to See Tessa Moldan, Hong Kong

For those visiting during Art Basel in Hong Kong (29–31 March 2019), the smell of fresh paint may still be in the air at the latest heritage conservation project, The Mills, which opened on 16 March to encompass the Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textiles (CHAT), joining the ranks with ex-prison complex Tai Kwun, along with Eaton HK—a retro...

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