‘Panorama Latinoamericano’ Showcases Fourteen Master, Mid-Career Artists

March 2, 2007Gallery Artists, Gallery News, Latin American Artists

Superb talents and finely honed techniques unite the widely varied personal statements featured in “Panorama Latinoamericano,” the new exhibition of paintings and sculpture at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries. Two paintings by the Mexican master Francisco Toledo are in the exhibition, along with works by thirteen mid-career artists from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and … Read More

Landscapes by Tomás Sánchez Transcend Reality

February 21, 2007Latin American Artists

Considered one of the most important living Cuban artists, Tomás Sánchez is a Latin American painter whose work reminds us of the Hudson River School; he might be termed an allegorical realist, whose meticulous landscapes transcend reality. Born in 1948, he first gained international attention in 1980 when he won the prestigious Joan Miró drawing … Read More

Virginia Miller’s Artists Receive Major Recognition

February 1, 2007Gallery Artists, Gallery News, Latin American Artists

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries’ Artists Receive Major Awards, Recognition Six artists represented by Art/Space Virginia Miller Galleries recently received major recognition, including first prizes in international competitions and representation in museum exhibitions. Irene Pressner, an emerging artist from Venezuela whose encaustic works done with ink applied with a tattoo needle were included in the gallery’s last … Read More

Environmental Concerns Dominate Works by Sergio Garval

November 1, 2006Latin American Artists

Feel like you’re drowning in a sea of cars? So does Mexican artist Sergio Garval, whose seven-page biography lists dozens of exhibitions of paintings, sculpture, etchings and drawings in New York, Italy, Switzerland and throughout Mexico. His universal theme must resonate with jurors of art competitions throughout Mexico, because Garval has placed in the top … Read More

Tattooed Encaustic Wins Irene Pressner $50,000 First Place in Museum of Latin American Art Competition

October 19, 2006Gallery News, Latin American Artists

Irene Pressner, an emerging artist from Venezuela whose tattoo on encaustic won first place in the annual juried competition at the Museum of Latin American Art, is exhibiting similar tattoo paintings in a Miami contemporary art gallery, ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables. The MoLAA prize winner topped 132 other Latin American artists to … Read More

Humberto Castro of Renowned 1980s Generation of Cuban Artists To Hold Second Solo Exhibit at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

October 13, 2006Latin American Artists

Cuba’s celebrated 1980s Generation of artists includes some of the most accomplished and best-known Cuban-American painters: José Bedia, Tomás Sanchez and Humberto Castro. Drawing on his Cuban roots, Castro’s work often uses classical mythology as a parallel to the repressive regime in his homeland. Castro’s second solo show at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries will be in … Read More

New Architectural Drawings Received From Hugo Crosthwaite

September 25, 2006Gallery Artists, Gallery News, Latin American Artists

The gallery is the fortunate recipient of two new architectural drawings on wooden panels by Hugo Crosthwaite, the amazing artist from Mexico whose 8-by-36-foot drawing was featured here in his premiere major U.S. exhibition last year. The 2-by-4-foot drawings–one horizontal, the other vertical–feature typical buildings from the typical neighborhoods of Tijuana, the artist’s home town. … Read More