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Carmen Herrera, A painter Ahead of All Times

Can you wait until you are 89 years old to sell your first painting? And to gain recognition until you are 101? Carmen Herrera not only waited that long but when asked who her all-time favorite artist is, she pondered on the question and proudly answered: [...]

By | August 20th, 2021|Categories: Featured|Comments Off on Carmen Herrera, A painter Ahead of All Times

The Art of Memory

Memories are fleeting, they change over time. Sometimes they are unreliable, often they form part of what we call history. The notion of memory as something ephemeral which can be constantly influenced, reshaped and redefined by circumstances is the subject of Nigerian artist Victor Ekpuk’s artwork [...]

By | January 15th, 2021|Categories: Featured|Comments Off on The Art of Memory

Cities or puffs of smoke

Just by looking at her paintings, you’d know who Ana Maria Velasquez is… A woman who cannot help being sensitive and meticulous. According to her, three words define her: paper, scissors and receipts. Her hands work with the same materials that she uses and discards in [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: Notes Around the World|Comments Off on Cities or puffs of smoke

Don’t Ever Give Up Beauty

“History Keeps Me Awake at Night”, David Wojnarowicz’s large and impressive retrospective exhibition evokes strong feelings of injustice, rage and beauty. It also brings sadness, for it reminds us of a desperate time in American history when AIDS took the lives of friends, lovers, strangers. Wojnarowicz [...]

By | February 1st, 2020|Categories: Featured|Comments Off on Don’t Ever Give Up Beauty