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CAC Malaga Presents

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The Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga presents Vik Muniz, an exhibition that looks at the most personal work of Brazilian artist whose name gives title to the exhibition, which has gathered the largest retrospective of his works in Europe.CAC Malaga presents a retrospective of Vik Muniz along to his works that represent everyday scenes, faces of famous and anonymous, people artist selected known works of classical art to represent them in a very different way and immortalize them in portrait photography. Vik Muniz plays with the imagination of the spectator and employs in its unconventional materials work. The Mona Lisa of Leonardo Da Vinci or Caravaggio’s Medusa seen as never before. The exhibition consists of more than one hundred photographs. Since the late 1980s, Vik Muniz lives and works in New York. CAC Malaga is located very close to our establishment, one of the top four-star Malaga Hotels. In the exhibition, the artist groups by series part of his extensive work, inviting the Viewer to to let Guide by the illusion that evoke images that run through the main hall and part of the space dedicated to the permanent exhibitions, making this exhibition one of the most important that has taken place in Spain to date. The artist began his career as a sculptor and the need to be documented with photographs to make their work led him to change the means of artistic expression. In the work of Vik Muniz should take into account the context, the environment, and the way in which his work reaches the public. Works classic with a different look, even arriving to deceive the viewer and the artist has captured renowned icons of contemporary art: from a distance, the image represents works of art or faces of well-known personalities, but as the viewer approaches see the material of which they are made, the mirrored details, and although on occasion not faithfully reproduces the original imagethe viewer recognizes it to perfection.