Botero, dialogue with Picasso

On November 24, 2017 until March 11, 2018 at the Hôtel de Caumont in Aix-en-Provence, the exhibition “Botero, dialogue avec Picasso” took place: an exhibition that brought together works by both artists to show their similarities and contrasts. The production of the Colombian master was shown from a unique angle that explores his artistic affinities […]

Olga de Amaral: weavings of an inner world

“My fabrics have been my freedom.” Life and work: art and craftsmanship Olga de Amaral was born on June 10, 1932 in an Antioquian family with five sisters and two brothers. He studied architectural design at the Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca, which allowed him to come into contact with two disciplines that have been his […]

Edgar Negret: Freedom, Shapes and Colors

On October 11, 1920, Edgar Negret was born in Popayán, son of General Rafael Negret Vivas and María Dueñas, the last of 10 children. From an early age, Negret felt he had a knack for crafts: painting, cutting out shapes, experimenting with them… he would send letters to his father, who had to travel constantly […]

Gustavo Velez

Gustavo knew since he was a child that art would play an essential role in his life. Born in Medellín in 1975. While attending school, he alternated his studies with learning about sculpture at art academies. At the end of high school, he decided to travel to Italy to study at the Lorenzo de Medici […]

Anthology by David Manzur: Time, Space and Memory

Beyond an exhibition that wants to focus on how exquisite it is to appreciate a work of the master for its visual content, the exhibition “Time, Space and Memory” assumed the function of paying tribute to the work of David Manzur, managing to collect much of it to be exhibited for 3 months. David Manzur […]

Christian Albarracín: In the role of art

Christian Albarracín Publicist and plastic artist with experience in research, design, implementation and realization of social and cultural projects with different communities and population, teaching in artistic workshops with the community in general. He has had the opportunity to work in different artistic projects with different local mayor’s offices in Bogota, which dealt with problems […]

Sensual tropical light: The works of three Cuban artists

Three Cuban artists, shadow, light and chiaroscuro: Wifredo Lam, Julio Larraz and Ariel Cabrera If to any moderately trained viewer or a regular consumer of the Ibero-American visual culture of our days, were mentioned, at the same time, the names of: Wifredo Lam, Julio Larraz and Ariel CabreraIn his head would jump a set of […]

Julio Larraz: an abstract realist

Julio Larraz, a native Cuban, is one of the most representative figures of Latin American art today. He has developed in painting, caricature, engraving, drawing and sculpture techniques. Together with his family, he emigrated to the United States of America in the 1960s; this exile had a great influence on his work, developing his creative […]

Types of art exhibitions

When planning an exhibition or art show, it is important to start by being clear about what you want to achieve, what your intention is and what role the public will play in it. Although art exhibitions can be classified by their temporality, permanent or temporary, or by their content, thematic, general, anthological, monographic, commemorative, […]