Jorge Tacla





     
 

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Sobre las nubes
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Masa de vapor
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Masa de vapor #3
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Break Point #2
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Camuflaje #1
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Masa de cemento #1
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Masa de cemento #2
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Masa de cemento #3
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Eclipse total
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Ruta seca
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Break Point #1
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Camuflaje #3
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Born in Santiago, Chile: 1958
Moved to New York City: 1981

EDUCATION
1976-79 Escuela de Bellas Artes, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile


GRANTS & AWARDS
1981-82 Grant "CorporaciĆ³n Amigos del Arte," Santiago, Chile
1986 AT & T Foundation
1987 New York Foundation for the Arts
1988 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1991 New York Foundation for the Arts
1992 Eco Art Award, Brazil






By John Yau, in April of 1999
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Often, when I am in Berlin, I am reminded of Jorge Tacla’s paintings. Initially this might strike the reader as odd, since Tacla was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1958, attended art school there, and moved to New York in 1981. However, without ever having been in Berlin, Tacla’s paintings of ruined facades and collapsed buildings covey the inevitability of cataclysmic change, of history being written and rewritten. Among o...