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The impact of Plastic Arts in the Spanish economy

Plastic Arts are a product of artists’ imagination and view of reality. They create works of art using different materials and techniques. Plastic arts are part of the fine arts category. The term was born at the start of the 21st century and was used to refer to painting, sculpting, drawing, architecture, engraving, ceramics, goldsmithing, …

The Sculptures of Héctor Lara and the Color Gold

“Fantasy, isolated from reason, only produces impossible monsters. Together with her, on the other hand, she is the mother of art and the source of her desires.” Francisco de Goya INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST HÉCTOR LARA In his sculptures, the artist Héctor Lara expresses feelings and reflects concepts; feelings such as love-hate that feels towards the …

Kirk Douglas, one of Vincent van Gogh’s best performers

On February 5, 2020, one of the great myths of cinema, the unparalleled Kirk Douglas, died at the age of 103; for all known for his brilliant performances in such outstanding films as “Spartacus”, “Paths of Glory” or “Duel of the Titans”, and for his characteristic dimple in the chin. This Hollywood legend will be …

LINDA CORTILE group show at Zielinsky Gallery

with Robert Llimós, Leonardo Finotti, Denise Alves-Rodrigues, Romy Pocztaruk and Daniel Ortega January 21 – February 28, 2020 Galería Zielinsky presents Linda Cortile, a group show that brings together the works of artists Robert Llimós, Leonardo Finotti, Denise Alves-Rodrigues, Romy Pocztaruk and Daniel Ortega. Each of them, in their own way, explores cases where the …

Art consumption grows in Spain: increase in monument, exhibition, museum and art gallery visits

ART Good news, dear readers! The Survey on Consumption and Cultural Practices in Spain 2018-2019, done by the Ministry of Culture and Sports in collaboration with the National Statistics Institute (INE), confirms that art consumption has grown in Spain! According to the survey, after interviewing 16.000 people aged 15 years and older, art consumption has …

“Picasso and Paper” at the Royal Academy of Arts in London

25 January – 13 april 2020 Picasso didn’t just draw on paper – he tore it, burnt it, and made it three-dimensional. From studies for ‘Guernica’ to a 4.8-metre-wide collage, this exhibition brings together more than 300 works on paper spanning the artist’s 80-year career. For Picasso, paper was both a tool to explore his …

Interview to Shira Barzilay (Koketit) about the Image of The Biombo Art Blog for 2021

ART Shira Barzilay, the creator of the brand Koketit (@koketit), is the Hebrew artist elected to design the Image of The Biombo Art Blog for 2021. With over 200.000 followers on Instagram, she was illustrated for Chanel, Anthropologie, Facebook, Amazon and many more. In this post I share with all the art lovers that follow my personal blog, …

David Salle: Portraits, Flowers and Wire at Javier López & Fer Francés Gallery

ART Javier López & Fer Francés Gallery is opening this year’s exhibition season with the gallery’s first solo show by David Salle (b. Oklahoma, 1952) until 29th January. The American artist is presenting a selection of works primarily focused on the genre of the portrait. In oil paintings, monoprints, and lithographs, his representation of people …

The Artist’s Workshop at Museo Casa de Cervantes

ART A look from the photographic archives of the Cultural Heritage Institute of Spain EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 15 The Artist’s Workshop is an exhibition made up of a selection of photographs depicting various creative spaces of painters and sculptors, in a chronological arc that runs from the last decade of the 19th century to the …

Lujuria XIII Ambivalencia Selectiva of Héctor Lara

ART Selective Ambivalence (Lust XIII) is a work of the artist Héctor Lara, which is part of his collection entitled “Lust.” With it, he intends to normalize the sexual aesthetics of women, detaching themselves from sensationalism and commercial fines through art. Ambivalence is the possibility that we have two different values ​​or we can understand …