Born in Venezuela in 1942, Rolando Peña, also called El Príncipe Negro, contributed to the definition of contemporary Latin-American art in the 1960s and the 1970s, when living in New York. He has exhibited internationally and received different awards. He exhibited at the Venice Biennial in 2008 and was a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2009. An artist who practices various art media, Peña also made creative use of photomaton photography early in his career. A Matter of Perspective is his first exhibition at Artmedia Gallery.
The Seven Vanishing Points, Rolando Peña, Miami 2021
The Seven Vanishing Points. Video of installation-performance, Cayman Gallery, New York, 1979
(Camera by Juan Downey)
The Seven Vanishing Points. Video, 2018 (Karla Gómez: Art Director & Animation)