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18 Artists are Taking Over Coachella Valley in California for the 2nd edition of Desert X

2 months ago

Desert X is a site-specific contemporary art exhibition in the Coachella Valley, running February 9 – April 21, 2019.

18 artists, selected by artistic director Neville Wakefield and co-curators Amanda Hunt and Matthew Schum, have settled down site-specific works and their names are Iván Argote, Steve Badgett and Chris Taylor, Nancy Baker Cahill, Cecilia Bengolea, Pia Camil, John Gerrard, Julian Hoeber, Jenny Holzer, Iman Issa, Mary Kelly, Armando Lerma, Eric N. Mack, Cinthia Marcelle, Postcommodity, Cara Romero, Sterling Ruby, Kathleen Ryan, Gary Simmons, Superflex.

In putting together the exhibition, the curatorial team invited the artists to respond to the specific history of this place.

Desert X 
February 9 – April 21, 2019

Coachella Valley, Ca
Admission free

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Mary Kelly, Peace is the Only Shelter (2019). Photo courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Mary Kelly, Peace is the Only Shelter (2019). Photo courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects.