4 contents of Olga de Amaral

Olga de Amaral is a Colombian artist whose work is characterized by the use of precious materials such as gold and fabrics to create works that combine pre-Hispanic culture, colonial art and her contemporary work. Today we bring you 4 audiovisual contents for you to understand more about his work: 1. About the work of […]

Fragments of Botero’s Gigantomacia

By Christian Padilla The young Botero was afraid of the duel to the death between man and beast, which always ends with a thrust or a goring. However, for seventy uninterrupted years he has been fighting the battle that painters have called horror vacui since time immemorial, a confrontation with emptiness that in many cases […]

The works of Oswaldo Guayasamín

We can say that Oswaldo Guayasamín is the most important artist in Ecuador and one of the most important in Latin America. During his career, he developed several emblematic series that reflect his critical vision and his commitment to justice in which he reflected social problems of the continent through his works of art: The […]

Exhibitions of Olga de Amaral

Olga de Amaral is considered one of the great pioneers of post-war Latin American abstraction. Born in Colombia in 1932, he studied textiles and design at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Her work is contextualized within the discourses of the Latin American avant-garde, the feminine renaissance of craftsmanship and is characterized by her […]

Why is Fernando Botero important?

Fernando Botero is one of the most well-known artists in Art History and the most easily recognizable living artist. He was born in Colombia in 1932 and his work is distinguished by its volumetric stylization of figures and objects. He gets his inspiration from topics such as daily life in Colombia, art history references, and […]

The significant simplicity of Hopper and Larraz.

Many times, an artist creates his own universes that begin, develop and live eternally within his works. The creation of stories and characters that have meaning within a painting or sculpture is a way of creating paradoxes, as these worlds can be as complex and detailed as the real one, and can be explored and […]

Art news in April

1. Exhibition of Javier Caraballo at the Duque Arango Gallery Caraballo, in his exhibition “Visual Polyphony” deals with some of the most important and recognized works in the history of art. The artist appropriates the paintings of the great masters and also those of the children who are really the focal points of his work. […]

Intimacy, movement and everyday life: the work of Darío Morales

Darío Morales was born in 1944 in Cartagena. He is considered one of Colombia’s most important artists of the 20th century for his unique and realistic work, which is characterized by an exploration of the human figure and his way of inhabiting space. Darío Morales was born in Cartagena on August 6, 1944. He studied […]

Rita: Grau’s Muse

Through his work, Grau celebrates the diversity and cultural richness of Colombia and Panama. In search of a coherent narrative and representation, he creates Rita, who, beyond being a woman, becomes the personification of the variety and complexity of the people found in these regions, thus becoming a recurring figure in several of the Panamanian […]

Javier Caraballo: a tribute to Art History

Javier Caraballo holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad del Atlántico, Colombia. His research is directed towards the study of painting and drawing as a graphic language for children and the great works that have shaped the history of painting. He has participated in fairs and […]