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Diogo Pimentão in The Domino Effect 3, at GAEP Gallery, Bucharest

ARTISTS: Răzvan Anton, Răzvan Botiș, Vlatka Horvat, Kristina Horvat Blažinović, Alina Manolache, Sebastian Moldovan, Damir Očko, Diogo Pimentão, Mihai Plătică, Mihai Șovăială, Marko Tadić, Ignacio Uriarte

Articulated around the ideas of affinity and connection, the exhibition brings together six artists represented by the gallery and six artists that they invited:
Răzvan Anton → Mihai Șovăială
Vlatka Horvat → Kristina Horvat Blažinović
Sebastian Moldovan → Alina Manolache
Damir Očko → Marko Tadić
Mihai Plătică → Răzvan Botiș
Ignacio Uriarte → Diogo Pimentão
The Domino Effect 3 adds to our previous exhibitions that have set up a chain reaction between artists, encouraging dialogue and collaborative exchange.

Oriol Vilapuig in Xestos, Formas e Actos. Nordés Gallery, Santiago de Compostela

A project curated by Ángel Calvo Ulloa
With the artists: Alejandra Pombo Su
Diego Vites
Mariana Caló and Francisco Queimadela
Oriol Vilapuig

Diego Vites, Alejandra Pombo Su, Oriol Vilapuig, Mariana Caló and Francisco Queimadela participate in this exhibition that does not want to vindicate past times, but to show with four well differentiated cases other ways of handling and quoting in a critical way the sources of the history of art. The exhibition is thus configured on the basis of a series of punctual or long-term works, which have in the forms attributed to the Romanesque an analytical, renewed starting point that flees from the atrophy that today is the fact of having turned the gestures of the avant-garde into ankylosing regionalist traditionalisms.

It can be visited until December 16 at Nordés Gallery, Santiago de Compostela.

Diogo Pimentão in Linear Transitions, Transient Bodies at The Drawing House, Paris

As an echo to the France-Portugal 2022 season, the Drawing House  hosts in its exhibition space the Drawing Hall, a solo exhibition by the artist Diogo Pimentão. The exhibition is supported by the Camões Cultural Center in Paris.
For Diogo Pimentão, working in a space inside a hotel was an opportunity to reflect on his relationship with such an unusual space, domestic and public at the same time. He rarely stays in a hotel for vacation, but rather for work purposes. But then, can the hotel become the extension of the artist’s mental space? The possibility of (re)thinking his work?

The exhibition will be on view until January 15, 2023 at  The Drawing House in Paris.

Diogo Pimentão in Like long echoes that from afar merge, 40 years LAAC Place of Art and Contemporary Action, Dunkirk.

Collective exhibition in Laac, Dunkerque, for the 40 years of the museum.

The participating artists :
Karel APPEL – Pierre ALECHINSKY – ARMAN – Jean ARP – ATILA – Jean-Michel ATLAN – Anna-Eva BERGMAN – Pierre-Yves BREST – Camille BRYEN – Marcelle CAHN – Alexander CALDER – CÉSAR – Jean CHRISTOFOROU – Chu TEH- CHUN – Dominique DE BEIR – Olivier DEBRÉ – Gilbert DECOCK – Christine DEKNUYDT – Sonia DELAUNAY – Charlotte DENAMUR – Jean DEWASNE – Eugène DODEIGNE – Noël DOLLA – Jacques DOUCET – Gérard DUCHÊNE – Natalia DUMITRESCO – ERRÓ – Maurice ESTÈVE – Henri GOETZ – Cecilia GRANARA – James GUITET – Hans HARTUNG – Maya HAYUK – Auguste HERBIN – Toshimitsu IMAÏ – Joëlle JAKUBIAK – Paul JENKINS – Michèle KATZ – Farah KHELIL – Ladislas KIJNO – Louis LATAPIE – Eugène LEROY – Aglaé LIBERAKI – Ludovic LINARD – Béatrice LUSSOL – Alberto MAGNELLI – Gottfried MAIRWÖGER – Robert MALAVAL – Alfred MANESSIER – Maurice MARINOT – Natacha MERCIER – Jean MESSAGIER – Jean- Michel MEURICE – Joan MIRÓ – Marianne MISPELAËRE – Jürgen NEFZGER – Bernard PAGÈS – Édouard PIGNON – Diogo PIMENTÃO – Serge POLIAKOFF – Georges ROUAULT – Gérard SCHNEIDER – Gustave SINGIER – Pierre SOULAGES – Pierre THEUNISSEN – Maxime THIEFFINE – Raoul UBAC – Arthur VAN HECKE – Victor VASARELY – Maria Helena VIEIRA DA SILVA – Hugh WEISS.

On view until May 7, 2023, at the LAAC, Dunkerque.

Miguel Trillo in Views and Glances (1980-2020), Photographic Encounters of Gijón, Barjola Museum

Like the nineteenth-century photo albums that showed the European bourgeoisie what the inhabitants of foreign countries were like, Miguel Trillo has formed a corpus of images that for the last four decades has collected what the young people of all kinds of urban tribes in Madrid, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Seoul and Kuala Lumpur are like. An entomologist who has been collecting weirdos since he started going to concerts in the Spanish capital in the mid-seventies, with the Movida on the verge of exploding. Trillo, 69, born in Jimena de la Frontera (Cádiz), receives this weekend a tribute in the 19th edition of the Photographic Encounters of Gijón.

The exhibition can be visited from November 25 to December 31, 2022 at the Barjola Museum in Gijon.

Gonzalo Elvira in ITINERARIOS XXVII, Botín Centre, Santander

Itinerarios XXVII

displays the works of the eight artists selected in the last call for Art Grants of the Botin Foundation: Armando Andrade Tudela (Peru), Lucía Bayón (Spain), Alfonso Borragán ((sic)) (Spain), Gonzalo Elvira (Argentina), Seila Fernández Arconada (Spain), Assaf Gruber (Israel), Joan Morey (Spain) and Ana Santos (Portugal).

Their projects were selected from a total of 428 applications from 42 different countries by a jury made up of artists Maria Bleda and Carlos Bunga (previous grant recipients) and curators Orlando Britto and Maria Ines Rodriguez.

The exhibition culminates the course of this grant, reflecting a breadth of artistic interests and practices.

It will be on view through April 16, 2023 at  Centro Botín in Santander.

Colita in Carmen Amaya 1963. Taranta, August, mourning and absence, El Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria, Santander.

Isabel Steva Hernández, better known as Colita, is one of the most important Spanish photographers of the 20th century. With her camera she has immortalized the Barcelona of the 1960s and 1970s, the world of flamenco and the most important people, both artists and intellectuals, of this period in the history of Spain. A fervent defender of freedom and feminism, Colita collaborated in various publications of the time and was part of the famous Gauche Divine movement.

In 1962 she collaborated in Francesc Rovira-Beleta’s film ‘Los Tarantos’. During the filming she met the bailaora Carmen Amaya, known by the nickname of “La Capitana”, with whom she would form a deep friendship. Thanks to Amaya, Colita became passionate about flamenco, to the point that the young woman left Barcelona to move to Madrid where she would take the promotional photographs of two great representatives of this art: La Chunga and Antonio Gades. Colita then traveled to Andalusia, the birthplace of flamenco, always at the controls of her inseparable six hundred. From that trip would emerge the book ‘Lights and Shadows of Flamenco’, a legendary work in which Colita makes a magnificent photographic journey through the world of flamenco and gypsies, a world that fascinated her.

The exhibition will be on view until November 21.

Marcel Giró, Antoni Campañà in An Alternative History of Photography: Works from the Solander Collection, The Photographer’s Gallery, London

With over 130 works from the Solander Collection, An Alternative History of Photography invites you to look again at well-known works and new discoveries by major artists, alongside forgotten greats, regional champions and unknown artists.
Unexpected images by legendary figures including Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Robert Frank, Man Ray and Edward Weston, are paired with work by Helen Stuart and John Lindt, early, self-trained practitioner Lady Augusta Mostyn, and African studio photographers Sanlé Sory, Michel Kameni and Malick Sidibé.
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This exhibition is curated by Phillip Prodger and organised by Curatorial Exhibitions in collaboration with The Photographers’ Gallery. The exhibition is accompanied by a major new book, published by Prestel.

About the Solander Collection
Dedicated to the enjoyment and understanding of photographic art in all its forms, the Solander Collection has a special emphasis on international traditions, under-represented and forgotten artists, ethnic diversity and women. The aim of the collection is to broaden the understanding of photography as inclusive and democratic.

On view through 19 February, 2023, at The Photographer’s Gallery, London.

Mar Arza, Pep Duran, Lluís Hortalà, Oriol Vilapuig at De lugares e cousas. Colección de Arte Banco Sabadell, Museo Centro Gaiás, Santiago de Compostela.

The word “place” has other meanings that can help us understand the works in this exhibition. We say “in place of” to indicate that something replaces something else, or “to put oneself in someone’s place” to imagine that we are this someone or to understand him or her. To “take place” or “to take place” is to be the cause of something happening and, consequently, “not to take place” means that something does not happen.

The selection of works in the exhibition has to do with this relationship of construction, foundation, signification and symbolization between places and things: historical places and places of memory; geometry and space; the limit and the empty place; bodies, words and space; habitable places, the city and the territory.

The exhibition will be open from October 21 to April 17, 2023 at Museo Centro Gaiás, Santiago de Compostela.

Gonzalo Elvira at Centro de Arte Caja Burgos

Gonzalo Elvira‘s exhibition “Reading the Dream” at the CAB shows drawings, paintings, objects and books making up an extensive story with which the artist has wanted to interweave two of the fundamental pillars of contemporary culture on both sides of the Atlantic: the formal artistic investigations of a rational nature nurtured by the Bauhaus, and psychoanalysis as a therapy to treat emotional problems. The exhibition will be held at the Centro de Arte Caja Burgos from October 7 to January 22.

Video of the exhibition.