Crossing the Sea • Cruzar la Mar

08/17/2017

Location Art & Art. 333 NW 23rd St, Miami Fl. 33127.

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Art & Art Gallery presents “Crossing the Sea” (Cruzar la mar). Five voices and experiences of the Caribbean that converge across the sea through the art.

The Dominican artists Iris Pérez, Miguel Ramírez, José Almonte, Orlando López and José Levy share, , the demystification of a Caribbean that only contemplates beautiful beaches and an exuberant nature, beyond the geographic limits of the Dominican Republic.

 “Crossing the Sea” contains multiple Caribbeans, where the crystalline waters mixes with a complex and convoluted realities.

This exhibition has been curated by Maximo Caminero, Fernando Sánchez and Iris Pérez Romero and will be open will from August 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. At Art & Art Gallery, 333 NW 23rd Street, Miami, Fl 33127.

 

About the artists:

Iris Pérez is an interdisciplinary artist who has explored painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, installation and performance. For this show she has chosen several pieces from the series “The Roads of Being” and “Anatomy of Being”, which refer to a cardinal trinomial: Being-nature-life.

Miguel Ramírez invites us to a contemplative and interpretative journey, through his work. Ramírez involves the observer in his processes that include drawing, painting, installation and art-object. Through his drawings, he draws traces of poetry as an inexhaustible source of thought.

The work of José Almonte invites us to travel through the codes that constitute the symbolic identity of his work. For this show the artist has chosen some pieces from the series “The House of Annie Paola”, a study on the problems posed by adolescence. A work that leads to a real and necessary catharsis from the retrospective analysis to the external view.

Orlando López shows us an x-ray of his interior through the works he chosen for this exhibition. He express the ecstasy that represents freedom. His vision of the reality that surrounds him from a world created and seen without formalism or stereotypes.

José Levy constructs his work on an ironic language of social and anthropological content. This artist tells us his experiences through art using humor and satire as records of his memory.

Location Art & Art. 333 NW 23rd St, Miami Fl. 33127.

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