Friday, January 7, 2011

ArtTraveler digests more recent events affecting Spanish artists

Spanish artists, members of Mujeres Artistas Por La Paz (women artists for peace), in December painted large murals on the Israeli separation wall in the West Bank cities of Bethlehem and Qalqiliya.

"The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya'" remains on show at the Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St., NYC, through 9 January.

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery features photographs by Jose Luis Raymond - Besta Contra Besta - (Beast vs. Beast) through 17 March; Raymond is also a Spanish painter, scenic designer and sculptor. His images focus on the human capacity for violence.

Ten Spanish artists designed the new Eastpak Artistic Studio Collection of back packs. The collection will go on show at Radikal Designs in Barcelona in February.

Sculptor Rosa Serra designed the Bronze AIPS Power of Sport trophy, which will be awarded at the International Sports Press Association on 27 January in Lausanne.

Asuncion Molinos, artist in residence at Cairo's World Agriculture Museum, has led a team of artists to construct a replica museum installation.

Goya's Caprichos remain on show at Cincinnati's Taft Museum of Art through 30 January.

The largest collection of Salvador Dali's works outside Europe are featured at the opening of the newly constructed Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida on 11 January.

The largest collection of Dali, however, remains at the Salvador Dali Museum in the artist's home town of Figueres, about two hours drive from Barcelona.

Ilustrator Jerico Santander's whimsical works are worth checking out.

Erotic fantasy comics artist Alfonso Azpiri recently illustrated his fascination with all things "Frankensteinia."

As many as 100 portraits by Malaga painter Felix Revello de Toro went on show in November at the renovated former house of Pedro de Mena in Malaga.

The works of Enrique Simonet Lombardo (1866-1927) continue on exhibit in the Museo de Patrimonio Municipal until 20 February in Malaga.

Dutch artist Jan Hendrix exhibits his works - "The Qatar Drawings" - at Marbella's Museo del Grabado Espanol Contemporaneo until 8 January.

In Antequera, an exhibition of Maria Teresa Fominaya recently concluded at the Parador.

Susan Chaston shows her latest work in the art gallery in the Estepona Port Business and Internet Centre until 14 January.

Turner Prize winner Simon Starling contnues showing his latest work at the CAC Malaga until 23 January.

In Mijas, the latest show by Pena Barranquero closed yesterday at the Casa Museo de la Villa de Mijas.

Local Fuengirola artist Ted Reynolds shows his latest works at the Casa Danesa Restaurant in the village through the end of this month.

Until 31 January, the Marbella Museo del Grabado Contemporaneo shows 12 photographs and one video by Italian artist Guido Anderloni.

"Toys of the Avant-garde," a special exhibition at Museo Picasso Malaga closes the end of this month, featuring toys made for children of some of the world's greatest artists, including Picasso.

Rock on and practice peace and love. And for ArtTraveler's video collection go to YouTube.

Stefan, the ArtTraveler(TM)

1 comment:

  1. Enjoyed reading your blog, Stefan. I was somewhere in northern Spain when I used to live in Dusseldorf, Germany but kept only a few sketches I did in Santiago de Compostela, Muros, Carnota, Noya, and Cee: