Alicia Leal – SHARED WORLDS

Alicia Leal – SHARED WORLDS

Opening: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6 pm Alicia Leal (* 1957) is an artist whose works oscillates between dream and reality. With carefree, typically Caribbean color intensity, her story telling, surreal paintings are visually inspired, among other things, by the folk art of Cuba: Fables, visions, mysteries and life are her sources of inspiration. With her second exhibition in Zurich, COMMON WORLDS - A Journey from Havana to Zurich, she repeats her last visit. Alicia Leal - just like a seismograph - mirrors the society in which she lives: even though the…Read more …
Onay Rosquet – ATTACHMENTS

Onay Rosquet – ATTACHMENTS

Exhibition: January 11 through March 16, 2019 Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm (The gallery remains closed form February 13 to February 22) Onay Rosquet (Havanna, *1987) takes inventory of our lives. He demonstrates: We can not give up our "attachments", cannot live on bread alone. As insignificant as every object, every meaning appears, in their totality they show our life. The exhibition ATTACHMENTS is his second solo exhibition in Zurich. The latest work presented is a continuation of his series of collection of objects shown in 2017. His…Read more …
Everyday Universe – Curated By Rosemary Rodríguez – Works by Hector Frank and Abel López

Everyday Universe – Curated By Rosemary Rodríguez – Works by Hector Frank and Abel López

The art historian and curator Rosemary Rodríguez (* Havanna, 1984) shows in the exhibition EVERYDAY UNIVERSE with works of Hektor Frank (* Havana, 1961) and Abel López (* Havanna, 1985), how scarcity gives rise to artistic impulses. In Cuba, in the early 1990s, when the former Soviet Union ceased to exist and the gross national product of Cuba collapsed by more than 30%. Practically over nicht everything became scarce,  including canvas, paper or paint - but not creativity. The curator shows current works by both artists, in which this creativity of scarcity still…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 …