Black Mirror/Espejo Negro
May 22, 2008 – January 18, 2009
This large-scale installation by artist Pedro Lasch incorporated his sculpture with more than a dozen works from the Nasher Museum’s collection. The museum commissioned the work to accompany El Greco to Velázquez: Art during the Reign of Philip III (2008) and also Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City (2009).
Artist, Curator & Professor
With Black Mirror/Espejo Negro, Lasch brought his own poetic and aesthetic reflections to the museum’s pre-Columbian collection, one of the most important of its kind. Lasch teaches art and art theory in Duke’s Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies. He was born and raised in Mexico City and has been based in New York and North Carolina since 1994.