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Wexler Gallery

Kukuli Velarde

  • Hispanic Ready Made (Cadaver Series), 2010
    Oil and mixed media
    108 x 96 in
  • La Pieta (Cadaver Series), 2009
    Oil and acrylic on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Nak'aq Archangel (Cadaver Series), 2006
    Oil and gold ink on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Yo Misma Soy, 2004
    Acrylic and markers on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Leda And The Swan, 2010
    Oil and acrylic on aluminum
    24 x 48 in
  • Your Turtupilin (Cadaver Series), 2008
    Oil, acrylic, graphite, chalk, gold leaf, and white clay on aluminum and steel
    72 x 48 in
  • Venusina (Cadaver Series), 2009
    Oil and acrylic on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Pinnup Wanna Be (Cadaver Series), 2008
    Oil and acrylic on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • A Mi Vida (Cadaver Series), 2012
    Oil on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Las Tentaciones De Santa Rosita (Cadaver Series), 2007
    Acrylic and oil on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Santiago Mata Moros (Cadaver Series), 2009
    Oil and acrylic on aluminum
    72 x 48 in
  • Las Mercedes De La Virgen (Cadaver Series), 2012
    Oil on aluminum
    72 x 48 in

Kukuli Velarde (born November 29 1962) is a Peruvian artist based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She specializes in painting and ceramic sculptures made out of clay and terra-cotta. Velarde focuses on the themes of gender and the repercussions of colonization on Latin American history, with a particular interest in Peru.. Her ceramics consist of unusual body positions, childlike faces, and works that have been molded from her own face as well

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