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Desert X 2019

February 9 – April 21

Coachella Valley, CA

Curated by Desert X Artistic Director Neville Wakefield and Co-curators Amanda Hunt and Matthew Schum.

Cara Romero, “Jackrabbit, Cottontail & Spirits of the Desert”, Desert X 2019

Cara Romero, “Jackrabbit, Cottontail & Spirits of the Desert”, Desert X 2019

John Gerrard, “Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2014”, Desert X 2019

John Gerrard, “Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2014”, Desert X 2019

Sterling Ruby, “SPECTER”, Desert X 2019

Sterling Ruby, “SPECTER”, Desert X 2019

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Artists

Special Projects

Iván Argote
A Point of View

Steve Badgett & Chris Taylor
Terminal Lake Exploration Platform

Nancy Baker Cahill
Margin of Error

Cecilia Bengolea
Mosquito Net

Pia Camil
Lover’s Rainbow

John Gerrard
Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas) 2014

Julian Hoeber
Going Nowhere Pavilion #01
Executed Variant DHS #1 (Q1, CJ, DC)

Iman Issa
Surrogates, a film about things to be used, in order of appearance, by self or others, for touching upon larger, insidious, or different things

Mary Kelly
Peace is the Only Shelter

Armando Lerma
Visit Us in the Shape of Clouds

Eric N. Mack
Halter

Cinthia Marcelle
Wormhole

Postcommodity
It Exists in Many Forms

Cara Romero
Jackrabbit, Cottontail & Spirits of the Desert

Sterling Ruby
SPECTER

Kathleen Ryan
Ghost Palm

Gary Simmons
Recapturing Memories of the Black Ark

Superflex
Dive-In

The following installations remain on view:

  • Armando Lerma’s “Visit Us in the Shape of Clouds”, Desert X 2019, can be seen 24/7 at Landfill Road to Polk Street, Coachella, CA.
  • Jeffrey Gibson’s “Alive”, Desert X 2017, can be seen 24/7 from the street outside the palm springs art museum. For entry to the sculpture garden and the museum, please check museum website.
  • Armando Lerma’s “La Fiesta en el Desierto”, Desert X 2017, can be seen 24/7 at 85963 Grapefruit Blvd, Coachella, CA.

Armando Lerma’s “La Fiesta en el Desierto”

Photo: Lance Gerber