Mario Rangel has participated in numerous exhibitions in both Mexico and the U.S., including “Otra Generación, Foro de Arte Contemporaneo,” Mexico City in1980; “Trastiempo: La Nueva Pintura Mexicana,” Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City in 1983; “Confrontación,” Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City in 1986; and “Aqui y Allá;” Los Angeles Municipal Art … Read More
From time to time in their careers, artists achieve a breakthrough, when their work takes a quantum leap onto another level entirely. Concepción recently had such a visual epiphany. Her new series, its palette limited to hues of black and blue, is both elegant and exciting, with surfaces that offer an astonishing illusion of craggy depth. … Read More
One of the world’ best-loved artists, Botero’s work often seems to be a static, unemotional snapshot of someone looking at the viewer. The reason I prefer this little drawing is that although it is instantly recognizable as a Botero, its animated subjects seem alive. The man looks a little pensive, perhaps wistful, and the dance-hall background seems … Read More
Works by Carlos Mérida, who is considered one of Latin America’s pioneer modernists, fall into three distinct periods. His early work was figurative, which was followed by a surrealist phase. His late work, including these jewel-like small compositions on paper, was geometric. Their abstract compositions are enriched by spicy colors, impastoed elements and suggestions of … Read More
A review in “El Nuevo Herald” of the gallery’s “Latin American Invitational” exhibition includes color photos of works by Leonora Carrington, Michelle Concepción, Alexis Fernández and Marco Tullio. Virginia Miller notes that its disparate artists are “the masters of today and tomorrow.” For more information, click here.
Two of the gallery’s artists are featured as cover stories on the Summer 2005 issues of “Arte al Dia” and “NY Arts” magazines. To read the review of Hugo Crosthwaite’s “Maniera Obscura/In a Dark Manner 1998-2005” exhibition by the noted author Edward Lucie-Smith, go to Artists, Hugo Crosthwaite, and Reviews. For more information click here.
Art Critic Elisa Turner reviewed “Gunther Gerzo: Defining Mexican Abstraction” in both the June 2004 “ARTnews” and in “The Miami Herald.” She observes how Gerzso’s fluid early drawings, done during 1935-41, when he was set and costume designer at the Cleveland, Ohio Playhouse, laid the infrastructure for the architectural abstractions of his later style. The … Read More
Virginia Miller arranged for Venezuelan artist Arturo Correa to erect this house sculpture on the Pineapple Grove ArtWalk in downtown Delray Beach. Its outside walls depict the homeless. Interior walls are white, and visitors completed the work with their comments on poverty and homelessness in our affluent nation. Miller also commissioned Correa to produce a … Read More