Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now Audio Guide

Listen to the varied observations of scholars, artists, writers, and curators as they consider the work of Valeska Soares and its traces of love, time, decay, memory, loss, desire, and obsession. Let them be the voice inside your head as you walk through the galleries or listen to them here.

You can also listen to these audio guides with behind-the-scenes video of the installation process, and read a complete guide to the artwork on view at the interactive stations near the gallery elevator.


Introduction to the Exhibition

Julie Joyce, Curator of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Any Moment Now..., 2014. Vintage dust jackets mounted on linen panels. Courtesy of Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo, Rio de Janiero and Alexander Gray Associates, New York. Photo: Charles Benton.

Any Moment Now...

Colin Gardner, Professor of Critical Theory and Integrative Studies, the University of California, Santa Barbara


La Dédicace (The Dedication) (from Fragments), 2007. 6,323 White glazed ceramic characters. Private Collection. Photo: Eduardo Ortega.

Fragments

Vanessa Davidson, PhD, Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art, Phoenix Art Museum


Duet I (from After), 2007. Hand-carved marble. Collection of Ricard Akagawa. Photo: Eduardo Ortega.

After

Jon Snyder, Professor, Department of Italian Studies, the University of California, Santa Barbara


Love Stories IV (Collections V,VI,VII,VIII), 2008. 500 printed and bound books, wooden shelves. Courtesy Private Collection. Photo: Eduardo Ortega.

Love Stories

Lucia Re, Professor, Department of Italian and Gender Studies, the University of California, Los Angeles


Amerika (From Bindings), 2012. 19 antique dust jackets and 25 hardcover books on linen. Courtesy Private Collection. Photo: Eduardo Ortega.

Bindings

Suzanne Jill Levine, Professor, Spanish Portuguese ND Translation Studies, the University of California, Santa Barbara


Finale, 2013. Antique table, 151 antique glasses, 5 pitchers, 3 decanters, liquor and mirror. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection, Miami. Photo: Oriol Tarridas.

Finale

Andrew Winer, Chair of the Department of Creative Writing, the University of California, Riverside.

Want to learn more? Click here for a complete guide to the artwork on view in Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now.

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Exhibition Details

Location: Marcus and Marley galleries
Dates: March 24, 2018 
to July 15, 2018


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Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now is organized by Phoenix Art Museum and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art as part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, with major support provided through grants from the Getty Foundation. The exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum is made possible by the generous support of Shawn and Joe Lampe and by grant funding awarded by The National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.