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William Cordova, born in Lima, Peru, lives and works in Lima, Miami and New York.
Cordova is known for addressing themes of transformation and transition in his work, fluently repurposing objects and imagery from different cultures, languages, and economies.
Cordova graduated with a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996 and went on to earn an MFA from Yale University in 2004. His work is included in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York, NY); the Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY); Harvard University (Cambridge, MA); Museo de Arte de Lima (Lima, Peru); Ellipse Foundation (Lisbon, Portugal); the Museum of Contemporary Art Miami (Miami, FL); and La Casa de las Americas (Havana, Cuba), among others. He completed a residency at Threewalls in 2008. undefined