Jorge Pardo portrait - Copyright MacArthur Foundation

Jorge Pardo

August 26, 2013

Jorge Pardo, born in Havana in 1963, is a Cuban artist, known primarily for his sculptures, but as well for installations, paintings and furnishings. Using vibrant colors and patterns and natural and industrial materials, he creates everyday objects and spaces with transformed meanings, such as lamps that function as both lighting and sculpture. He lives and works in Los Angeles.