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Public Art Tour at 200 Clarendon Street

May 9, 2015 at 1:00 pm2:00 pm

John Hancock Tower 200 Claredon St Boston, MA 02116 United States

Take a free walking tour of two temporary public art installations located at the John Hancock Tower (200 Clarendon Street). Learn more about the artists and motivations behind these pieces.

The first installation was created by MOMO (David Moymer), a world renowned street artist, and features a dynamic floor to ceiling mural inside of the Tower lobby. The second installation, is a large sculpture by the Brazilian artist, Ernesto Neto, and is located on the 200 Clarendon Street Plaza. At a length of over 17 feet, it is the largest of Neto’s hammock sculptures to date.

 This tour is free and open to the public. Attendees should meet outdoors on the 200 Clarendon Street Plaza by the Neto sculpture (pictured here).  The tour will be conducted by Pedro Alonzo, the curator of the 200 Clarendon Street art program.

 

About Pedro Alonzo
An independent curator based in Boston, Massachusetts, Alonzo has organized numerous exhibitions of contemporary art and culture. These include Viva la Revolución: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape (2010) at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Dr. Lakra (2010) at the ICA/Boston; and Generations UsA (2007) at the Pinchuk Arte Centre in Kiev, Ukraine. He co-curated Spank the Monkey (2006) at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England and Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand (2009) at the ICA/Boston. Alonzo has developed projects and organized exhibitions with many artists including Miguel Calderon, Quisqueya Enriquez, Rineke Dijkstra, FAILE, Rivane Neuenschwander, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Paula Santiago, Dan Graham and Marcos Ramirez “Erre”. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the Instituto Technologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico in 1995.

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