Francis Alÿs

Francis Alÿs: Fabiola

September 20, 2007 - April 6, 2008

<p>Unknown artist, <i>Fabiola</i>, n.d. Photo: Francesca Esmay. Courtesy Francis Alÿs.</p>

Unknown artist, Fabiola, n.d. Photo: Francesca Esmay. Courtesy Francis Alÿs.


The first of Dia's projects at the Hispanic Society was concieved by Belgian artist Francis Alÿs, who has long lived and worked in Mexico City. Commissioned by Dia and installed at the Hispanic Society's Beaux-Arts facility in Manhattan, Fabiola comprised almost three hundred portraits of the Christian Saint Fabiola, all of them copies of a lost original.

Francis Alÿs: Fabiola is on tour through August 2011.



Special thanks to The Hispanic Society of America.

This program is made possible by the Brown Foundation, the Peter Norton Family Foundation, and Erica and Joseph Samuels. Additional support is provided in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson; and the New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.

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