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Mon, 01 Feb


Municipal Museum of the Boca del Calvari


'The contemporary portrait in Alicante painting' Boca del Calvari Museum // Tomás Ortuño Street s / n // Benidorm From January 16 to March 15, 2021 Free entrance.

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01 Feb 2021, 11:00 – 15 Mar 2021, 18:00

Municipal Museum of the Boca del Calvari, Calle de Tomás Ortuño, s / n, 03501 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

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The Boca del Calvari Museum will host from today until March 15 the collective exhibition 'The look of the other . Contemporary portraiture in Alicante painting ' in which Rosalía Banent, Ormar Arráez, Víctor Cámara, Xavi García, Ut Walden, Carlos Llorens, Hunter87 and Silvia Viana participate, eight leading artists from the southern regions of the Valencian Community.

Entrance to the exhibition is free. It can be visited by whoever wishes as long as the security measures, the capacity, the use of a mask and the hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance of the municipal facility are complied with, as required by current health regulations due to Covid-19 .

All the participants in the group show are born or artists who have developed their work in the province of Alicante and, among them, two from Benidormenses: Carlos Llorens and Ut Walden .

The first has pointed out that he is a collector of old magazines through which he creates portraits .

Of the second, his abstract art stands out through the 'action painting' or action painting 'with which he creates the work and, later through the gestures of the painting on the canvas, all the movement and expressiveness of the painting.

Regarding Omar Arráez, it should be noted that through the role of the folds and the lighting he manages to create the face of the character.

De Hunter87, highlights his specialization in urban art as demonstrated in "the series about the sailors of La Vila . "

Regarding Xavi García, his mastery of abstract art is very material that presents the character and shows his concerns about today's society.

Regarding Rosalía Banet, she has underlined the development of the duality that society creates in people that loads them with a lot of stress because one thing is what one is and another what society expects us to be.

Continuing with his description, by Silvia Viana, Lamarca has highlighted his classic technique with a “very political and social message” and by Víctor Cámara how he perceives the 21st century “he analyzes it and shapes it with his point of view in which it has a place a point of humor.

(Source: VisitBenidorm)

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