Carlos Quintana – CONTEMPLATION –

Carlos Quintana – CONTEMPLATION –

Carlos Quintana: Contemplation as a synthesis of Santería and Buddhism Carlos Quintana is one of the most internationally renowned Cuban contemporary artists. His work is influenced by many cultural influences, both of his home country and from his living and traveling abroad Carlos Quintana: Contemplation as a synthesis of Santería and Buddhism The figures and portraits of Quintana have in common a self-contained attitude: the distance, emotionless facial expressions and the barely comprehensible gaze, which characterize the figures of Carlos Quintana, testify to a kind of introversion or rather to contemplation. They are…Read more …
Osy Milian – FRAGMENTS –

Osy Milian – FRAGMENTS –

ARTIST’S EXHIBITION CONCEPT - Havana, 2017 - In a Net Art piece in which the spaces of art and life were intermingled, the Italian couple known as the  01 exposed their private life in a website that enabled users to see what they were doing at that moment, regardless of the time of day or night. With that gesture they put on the table the topic of privacy in the internet era, treating their own life as a work of art . Similarly, the recording of time in diaries and man’s need to leave written memory…Read more …
Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

Virginia Alberdi – PASSION AND RESTRAINT – Works by: Adislen Reyes and Lancelot Alonso

In ‘Passion and Restraint’ I choose to present two young painters – Adislen Reyes Pino (Havana, 1984) and Lancelot Alonso Rodríguez (Havana, 1986) – who apply color in a very distinctive way: She, with soft, pastel tones, and he, with full intensity. The work of both revolves around eroticism. This com-mon focus is not unusual, since many artists from different generations have covered it with greater or lesser intensity; however, it allows me to introduce young creators who deal with a universal topic without turning it obscene and allowing all audiences to approach…Read more …