María Berrío: The Children’s Crusade
María Berrío, Cavalry, 2022. Collage with Japanese paper and watercolor paint on canvas, 72 x 90 in. Private Collection. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro. © María Berrío
New York–based artist María Berrío (born 1982 in Bogotá, Colombia) crafts her large-scale paintings through a unique, meticulous process of collaging torn pieces of Japanese paper with watercolor to create riveting, magical scenes.
Spurred by contemporary social and political realities, the artist lists poetry, folklore, and the realms of magic as her sources of inspiration to imagine alternative views of present-day realities, especially those faced by migrants, women, and children.
This exhibition will present a selection of new and existing works from Berrío’s series The Children’s Crusade. This series blends the history of the Children’s Crusade of 1212 with the contemporary mass movement of peoples acrossView more
Senior (60+) $17.00
Student* (with valid ID) $15.00
MTA/AFT Cardholder (1 admission per individual MTA or AFT card) $8.00
Library Pass Coupon** (pick up coupon at participating libraries) $5.00
Youth (13-18) $0.00
Youth (0-12) $0.00
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