Osy Milian – ALL ABOUT HERSELF

Osy Milian – ALL ABOUT HERSELF

Osy Milian (*1992, Havana) places images of herself in the center of her paintings. They are obviously not traditional self-portraits, one of the most established genres in the history of western art. But whoever sees these works will remember the words of Pablo Picasso: “At first, self-portrait is a apprenticeship and later it becomes a representation; here is how I see myself, here is how I think I saw myself.” The artist represents her personal experiences in a very distinctive way. She calls “Fragments” both the group of works and, of course, each one of them separately, which…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 …