Save the Date: Eduardo  Roca Salazar «Choco»

Save the Date: Eduardo Roca Salazar «Choco»

Vernissage:   November 3, 2016, 6 p.m. Exhibition:     November 4 through December 3, 2016 As the title 'EQUILIBRIO HUMANO' suggests, the works of the Afro-Cuban Artist Eduardo Roca «Choco» (*1949, Santiago de Cuba) are characterised by their search for equilibrium of man with himself, nature, his spirituality, his ancestry independent of ethnicity.  His work - whether painting, sculpture or print - is characterised by it corporeality which is formed by the motives as well as materiality. ArteMorfosis is the first Swiss gallery to display oil paintings, collagraphies and wood sculptures in Switzerland of the international renowned…Read more …
Pedro Pablo Oliva – FACES OF AN ISLAND

Pedro Pablo Oliva – FACES OF AN ISLAND

Vernissage:   August 25, 2016, 6 p.m. Exhibition:     August 26 through September 17, 2016 Pedro Pablo Oliva (Pinar del Río, *1949) counts as one of the most remarkable living painters of the Cuban art scene. For his lifetime achievement he was awarded the Cuban National Prize for Visual Arts in 2006. Over 4 decades of an unbounded fantasy and relentless observations led to a lifetime oeuvre of technical excellence, visual fantasy, psychological acuteness and conceptional coherence. At the exhibition FACES OF AN ISLAND ArteMorfosis displays bronze sculptures and paintings from 2013 to 2015, most…Read more …
Pedro Pablo Oliva

Pedro Pablo Oliva

By Leonora Oliva When Pedro Pablo Oliva was announced as winner of the National Prize in Visual Arts[1] in 2006 no one was surprised. As stated by David Mateo, this was “a prize of public consensus”. And it so because Oliva’s work is, undoubtedly, one of the greatest examples of visual arts in the Island. The far-reaching distinction did not entail the establishment – already ensured many years ago by said “public consensus” – but merely a confirmation of the substantial contribution made by this creator with his work and his preeminent place…Read more …