THE ART OF THE REVOLUTION

THE ART OF THE REVOLUTION

Flora Fong, Ernesto García Peña & Gilberto Frometa are representatives of the generation of artists who established their professional career as artists and art professors in the 60’s, and as such revolutionized and formed the aesthetics of the new Cuban society. The gallery ArteMorfosis celebrated it's opening year in 2015 with solo exhibitions of these artists because they embody the taste of the Cuban Society. Their work forms part of the collection of contemporary cuban art of the 'Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana', and is displayed in all art fairs in Cuba and -…Read more …
Gilberto Frometa – Tropical Light

Gilberto Frometa – Tropical Light

Colorful Images of the Subconscious Identity On the Abstract Visual Language of Gilberto Frómeta DOLORES DENARO – Art Historian and Curator – Gilberto Frómeta (Havana, Cuba, 1946), the third artist presented by the ArteMorfosis Gallery in 2015, is also part of the first generation of post-revolutionary Cuban artists. He was initially known in the Caribbean island state, and later internationally, for his images of horses painted in black on a white background. However, the focus of the artist’s first Swiss exhibition Tropical Light is the abstract painting that has appeared in his work…Read more …
Ernesto García Peña – Island Lyrics

Ernesto García Peña – Island Lyrics

The Poetry of Dreams DOLORES DENARO - Art Historian and Curator - Ernesto García Peña (Matanzas, Cuba, 1949) belongs to the first post-revolutionary generation of Cuban artists. The long list of his exhibitions reflects the fact that he is recognized in Cuba as one of the best known and respected artists of his country. Upon completing his studies at the Academy in Havana, he remained as a professor and for many years influenced the generations that followed. The motifs of his paintings – as evidenced by the title of the exhibition and of the present…Read more …
Flora Fong – Art: Elixir of Life

Flora Fong – Art: Elixir of Life

Short Break on the Road toward New Horizons Dolores Denaro Diez minutos de descanso is the title of a painting by Cuban artist Flora Fong. Four stylized royal palms, the gigantic native plant of the Caribbean, support a huge coffee filter on top of a jar. The latter, in turn, stands above an also stylized flame, while water runs across the coffee powder. From the coffee pouring into the container rises the aroma. On the left, a person with a hat is seated on the floor with legs drawn together. Leaning against the huge filter…Read more …