16 January 2015 News

Reyes
Pedro Reyes is among a number of artists awarded a Medal for the Arts in 2015, by the US State Department. Reyes, along with Sam Gilliam, Xu Bing, Mark Bradford, Maya Lin, Julie Mehretu and Kehinde Wiley have been chosen for his or her substantive commitment to the State Department’s cultural diplomacy outreach through the arts, and in particular recognizes their work with the “ART in Embassies” program which promotes American art abroad. Previous winners of the award include Cai Guo-Qiang, Shahzia Sikander, and Carrie Mae Weems.