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EVENT: Dialogue Tour of Carlos Cruz-Diez Jr.

Updated: Sep 25, 2018

Color Aditivo Panam 7, chromographie on aluminum, 2011, 60x80cm by Carlos Cruz-Diez

"I arrived in Paris on October 12th, 1960 ... As a witness of the most significant art movements in the 20th century - including the kinetic art movement started by my father Carlos Cruz-Diez - I participated throughout the way and worked behind the scenes since the 1960s ..." wrote Carlos Cruz-Diez Jr.* for his 2015 dialogue tour 'Technology and Art, Architecture and Art' in China.

CARLOS CRUZ-DIEZ JR. is the eldest son of Carlos Cruz-Diez. Carlos Cruz-Diez is one of the pioneers in the Kinetic-optic art movement. Cruz-Diez Jr. is also the CEO of Cruz-Diez Foundation. This year, he has returned to China for a dialogue tour at major Chinese universities and will share his over 40 years of experience whilst working alongside the great artist and his father Carlos Cruz-Diez. He will also explain his digital technique inventions which have assisted the appliance of his father's concept of chromatics onto what we see now as 'art' and his role in the process of making art.

Left: Carlos Cruz-Diez. Right: Carlos Cruz-Diez Jr.

Event details:



Date & Time: April 14th, 14:00-16:00

Venue: ECADI, Shanghai

Location: East-China Architectural Design & Research Institute


Date & Time: April 15th, 14:00-16:00

Location : Shanghai University Fine Arts College


Date & Time: April 16th, 14:00-16:00

Location: Shanghai University Film and Television Art & Technology College


Date & Time: April 17th, 14:00-16:00

Location: China Academy of Fine Art Shanghai Institute of Design


Date & Time: April 18th, 14:00-16:00

Location: Tsinghua University Fine Arts College

See our interview with Carlos Cruz-Diez Jr. below:

Image courtesy to Cruz-Diez Foundation and Atelier Cruz-Diez.

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