ART The Hottest New Looks this Summer by Jessica Waters Gordon

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Jessica Waters Gordon has exhibited her work in Sydney, Australia at Tap Gallery, Blank Space Gallery and Global Gallery; her murals are on display as well in Australia and Mexico; and other works were featured in a collective travelling exhibition in Mexico campaigning for non-genetically modified corn. In the last five years, Gordon has been working consistently with two contrasting […]

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Art in Guatemala “Before the Eclipse” by Jaime Permuth

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Recent photographs taken in two fascinating cities: Havana and Beijing. Inauguration of the exhibition, Wed. June 8 from 5-7pm at Galería Panza Verde, La Antigua I grew up in Guatemala during the country’s decades-long civil war and endured arduous years of repressive military dictatorships. Communism was a taboo subject. In particular, Cuba and Nicaragua were seldom discussed. And when they […]

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ART “Luz, Sombra y Reflejos”

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Wed. ART “Luz, Sombra y Reflejos,” a collective watercolors exposition by Cristina Bickford, Beatriz Aycinena, Guadalupe del Valle de Garcés with an homage to Maestro Luis Penedo de La Riva Alejandra Flores & Patricia Ann de González. Galería del Centro, Fundación G&T Continental 5a av. 12-38, z. 1, Guatemala City  

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EXPOSITION: Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena

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Technical director and curator Violeta Gutiérrez and a group of dedicated professionals at the Museo Ixchel del Traje Indigena have worked tirelessly setting up a new exhibit—Exposición cofradía: textura y color—which will open to the public on April 19. The Museo Ixchel is committed to protecting and preserving Guatemala’s heritage as embodied in the rich textile traditions of indigenous dress. […]

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ART “Nos-Otros” Sculptor Keith L. Andrews

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Sat. ART “Nos-Otros” Sculptor Keith L. Andrews collaborates with artists from five nations using various mediums, sharing a diversity of visions. The artist will be present at the inauguration. While explicit teamwork among equals is the norm in most human activities—in business, science, social activities, music, dance, film and many others—it is relatively uncommon in the visual arts. In the […]

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ART EXPOSITION: Galería El Attico — 28 Year Anniversary

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Thur. Inauguration cocktail: April 7, 7pm-9pm The exposition will be open until Saturday, April 30, 2016 Galería El Attico — 4a avenida 15-45, zona 14 Cósmico Trópico Chrispapita (Salon Principal) and Homenaje Melero – Monsanto – Melero (Guillermo Monsanto y Franja Melero) (Salón del Coleccionista) Siempre me he sentido más artista escénico que visual. Ello a pesar que mi primera […]

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ARTIST PROFILE: Eny Roland Hernández

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Antigüeños are in for a special treat this month when the work of the very talented and spirited photographer Eny Roland Hernández will be featured in a solo exhibition at La Galeriá Mesón Panza Verde in La Antigua Guatemala. Even better is that our beloved Antigüeños are the subject matter of this playful and provocative new show titled Pueblo Chico, […]

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Trajes de Guatemala Finds a Home

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“At his home in Panajachel in 1959 I saw for the first time the unbelievable collection of 34 watercolors thematically titled Trajes de Guatemala.” Home was elusive for Frederick Siddaartha Crocker, native of West Virginia, son of an itinerant Pittsburgh wildcatter, scion of 19th century Oriental spiritualists, ensign whose ship the USS Terror was hit by a kamikaze. “Pat,” as […]

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ART: “Reflexiones en Color” by Guatemalan artist Hugo González Ayala

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Saturday. ART Presenting Reflexiones en Color by Guatemalan artist Hugo González Ayala. Color which he has joyously explored throughout his career is translated into the buoyant, verdant and bountiful landscape of Guatemala’s Highlands and the country’s jewel of a colonial town, La Antigua. His masterful control of painting conveys his ‘own reality’ with playful imagination through color, form and perspective. […]

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ART Travesía de Sueños

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Saturday. ART Travesía de Sueños, a collection of watercolors by Josué Hernández depicting the American dream and the goal to become “someone” in society. His colorful images poetically express all the sacrifices that one makes when immigrating to a foreign country, learning a new language, new traditions and to some extent sacrificing their own identity. More than 15 new watercolors […]

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ART EXPOSITION “Por Los Caminos” by Luis Guillermo Naranjo Arango

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Cordial Invitación a la Exposición: Por Los Caminos. Técnicas: Dibujo en Tinta y Ecofotografía. Arq. Luis Guillermo Naranjo Arango. A Beneficio de: Paz Animal Guatemala (Grupo de Acción por La Protección de Los Animales, Las Plantas y de La Naturaleza) Exposición Abierta 24hrs, Desde el 11 de Febrero al 4 de Marzo, 2016. Coctel Inauguración: Jueves 11 Febrero, 2016. Inicia a […]

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ART Exposition and Silent Auction

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INAUGURACIÓN DE LA EXPOSICIÓN COLECTIVA “GALERÍA DE VALLAS 2015”, Y SUBASTA SILENCIOSA EN GALERÍA del CENTRO DE FUNDACIÓN G&T CONTINENTAL El próximo jueves 11 de febrero a las 18:30 horas, en Galería del Centro de Fundación G&T Continental (5ave.12-38, zona 1), se realizará la inauguración de la exposición colectiva Galería de Vallas 2015, organizada por el Distrito Cultural Zona Viva. […]

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RAMÓN ÁVILA Art Exhibition, La Antigua Guatemala

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Master artist Ramón Ávila is a prolific painter, engraver, draftsman and sculptor who has maintained his momentum throughout the 52 years he has been living in Guatemala and influencing others with his work. The references that analyze his legacy outline its importance. They are many, and they have been made by distinguished analysts and critics. Hence each exhibit, whether of […]

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The Art of Edgar Chipix, Exhibition in La Antigua, Guatemala

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Dreams and Visions – Sueños y Visiones. profile by Kerstin Sabene  photos: Alex Jones. It was a magnificent morning in July when I first met Edgar Nehemías Chipix Coc. We were hiking up to his “point of inspiration” in Santiago Zamora, a quiet Mayan-Kaqchikel village situated within the municipality of Sacatepéquez about 15 kilometers west of La Antigua Guatemala. It […]

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Art Exhibit Inauguration: Mario Permuth at Galería Panza Verde, Antigua Guatemala

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If you missed the inauguration of Mario Permuth’s new art exhibit “Tradition & Experiment” — here are some photo highlights. You can still check out the exhibit, traditional and three-dimensional digital photography, through Sept. 30 at the Galería Panza Verde in Antigua (tel: 7955-8282, 5a av sur #19). Photos by Lizzie Ross, fb.com/emartphotography

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DAILY DATEBOOK: Sept. 9, 2015 in Antigua Guatemala

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INAUGURATION OF ART EXHIBITION by Mario Permuth. Wed. Sept. 9 from 5pm to 7pm. PHOTOGRAPHY. Inauguration cocktail, Tradition & Experiment, featuring traditional and three-dimensional digital photography by Mario Permuth. The show will be open through Sept. 30. Mesón Panza Verde (tel: 7955-8282), 5a av sur #19, La Antigua

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Artist Profile: Julio Molina, Guatemala

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La Otra Dimensión: Art in Wood. by Matt Bokor.  While many artists create images using oil or acrylic paints, Julio Molina arranges strips of wood to form his unique works. Using wood exclusively as his medium since 2008, the Guatemalan artist first started using wood some 30 years ago and to this day still sees charm in every piece, even scraps […]

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