Mabel Poblet – FLASHBACK –

Mabel Poblet – FLASHBACK –

THE POETRY OF MEMORY - By Virginia Alberdi - In visual arts, Mabel Poblet applies a practice deeply rooted in the history of culture: the documentation of voyages. Since ancient times, travelers have made accounts of their voyages. These chronicles, regardless of their diversity and of the time when they were written, usually aimed at discovering and, at the same time, sharing new experiences.  For Mabel, however, the story is not important. Each piece – or page – in the diary focuses on the impressions on the senses, on the memories, and works as a palimpsest.…Read more …
EL HILO ROJO – curated by Sandra De Giorgi

EL HILO ROJO – curated by Sandra De Giorgi

  The works of this exhibition are all united by one common thread, the color red. Despite using different styles, each artist is united by the passionate language of red. The use of red can be traced throughout art history; artists have used red to convey passion, royalty, violence, sensuality, and contrast. Red is intense, elemental and dramatic. It can be lucky, protective or political. Its symbolic value is endless. Thread of Red The title of this exhibition has both literal and symbolic meaning. It references the exhibition's focus on works depicting the…Read more …
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 …