Marcel Duchamp: Elle a Chaud au Cul

Appropriation in Art by Henry Ballate Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp; Born in Normandy in northern France, (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968). Duchamp traveled back and forth between Europe and the United States for much of his life. His initial foray into modern art followed the trends of his contemporaries, with his first paintings in the mode of Cézanne and the Impressionists, while after 1910 his … Continue reading Marcel Duchamp: Elle a Chaud au Cul

Felix Gonzalez-Torres ] Untitled [

Throughout his career, Gonzalez-Torres’s involvement in social and political causes fueled his interest in the overlap of private and public life. From 1987 to 1991, he was part of Group Material, a New York-based art collective whose members worked collaboratively to initiate community education and cultural activism. His aesthetic project was, according to some scholars, related to Bertolt Brecht’s theory of epic theater, in which … Continue reading Felix Gonzalez-Torres ] Untitled [

La canonización en el podio de la curaduría

Por Yanet Martínez Bazabe Art-Sôlido se complace en publicar el texto “La canonización en el podio de la curaduría”, de la joven historiadora del arte Yanet Martínez. El ensayo aborda la labor curatorial del destacado crítico y comisario cubano Píter Ortega, principalmente a través de tres de sus proyectos expositivos más relevantes, desarrollados en La Habana: “Bla, bla, bla” (Galería Servando), “Bomba” (Centro de Arte … Continue reading La canonización en el podio de la curaduría

San Jorge, el Dragón y el flow de Miami * Por: Roxana M. Bermejo

    “El marabú, la flor, el heliógrafo del corazón. Los dragones andando de puntillas porque duerme San Jorge”. Gastón Baquero Llega la niña a la galería y se arremolina ante tanta aparente mansedumbre. Llega de puntillas y se detiene de frente a las flores. Pretende ser tragada por ellas, exacerba su animal instinto de caer en las abiertas fauces de esas plantas erectas. No … Continue reading San Jorge, el Dragón y el flow de Miami * Por: Roxana M. Bermejo

NUEVOS CAPRICHOS by Yuniel Delgado

“It is the highest function of art to tell us who we are.”  John Russell. Vargas Gallery, in collaboration with the Art Department at Vargas University, is proud to present Nuevos Caprichos, a solo exhibition by Yuniel Delgado. Curated by Henry Ballate, M.F.A., this exhibition provides a fascinating look at the mysterious darkness and exotic light of the artist’s world. A Born, 2017, Acrylic and … Continue reading NUEVOS CAPRICHOS by Yuniel Delgado

Mostra dedicata a Modigliani

Zborowski called Modigliani “a child of the stars” and said he was “worth two Picassos”. Dal 16 marzo al 16 luglio il Palazzo Ducale di Genova ospiterà una mostra dedicata a Modigliani. È indubbio che la fortuna di Modigliani iniziò il giorno dopo la sua morte. E che in vita, non ebbe mai quel consenso e riconoscimento del suo stile che aveva sempre cercato. Se … Continue reading Mostra dedicata a Modigliani

Value judgments constitute the substance of aesthetic experience. by Greenberg

  Value judgments constitute the substance of aesthetic experience. I don’t want to argue this assertion. I point to it as a fact, the fact that identifies the presence, the reality in experience of the aesthetic. I don’t want to argue, either, about the nature of aesthetic value judgments. They are acts of intuition, and intuition remains unanalyzable. Jackson Pollock, Autumn Rhythm (Number 30) The … Continue reading Value judgments constitute the substance of aesthetic experience. by Greenberg

Yoko Ono: The Cut Piece that changed forever the relationship between artist and audience

  Yoko Ono (born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art and filmmaking. Well before her famous partnership with John Lennon, Yoko Ono was the “High Priestess of the Happening” and a pioneer in performance art. Drawing from an array of sources from Zen Buddhism to Dada, her pieces … Continue reading Yoko Ono: The Cut Piece that changed forever the relationship between artist and audience

THE INSTANT OF WATER Luis Vega

The Americas Collection Fine Art presenta la exhibición THE INSTANT OF WATER de Luis Vegade el próximo Jueves 16 de Febrero en el 4213 Ponce de León Blvd, Coral Gables, de 7pm. a 9pm. Luis Vega de Castro (La Habana, 4 de octubre de 1944) es un artista cubano. Estudio cerámica, fotografía, artes plásticas  en la Escuela de Bellas Artes San Alejandro y la licenciatura en Historia … Continue reading THE INSTANT OF WATER Luis Vega