Contemporary Peruvian art in Retroavangarda Gallery

On 9th January 2019 at 6PM Retroavangarda Gallery in Jerozolimskie Business Park cordially invites everyone interested to the opening of a big contemporary Peruvian art exhibition ‘Abstraction and contemporary painting of Peru’. It is a very interesting review of the most recent accomplishments of 28 Peruvian artist. Most pieces were created in 2018 and they are mostly made on small or medium sized paper in different artistic techniques (oil, acrylics, gouache, ink, linocut, lithography, collage).

This presentation of contemporary Peruvian art will be accompanied by a solo exhibition of Daniel Rodriguez from Lima. The exhibition is titled ‘Geometric Structures’ and encompasses 20 pieces of the artist from 2010-2018 time period. The main part of the exhibition consists of pieces from his newest cycle of geometric compositions done in acrylics. Despite visible inspirations from European avant-garde art, the balanced compositions and defined color palette add to Rodriguez’s pieces an individual and original character. The exhibition showcases also splendid collages which utilize pieces of packages, fabrics, different kinds of paper and paint. These pieces, created a number of years ago, are kind of a reference to the art of renown Spanish artist Antoni Tàpies.

Daniel Rodriguez is the director of Colorbox, an art group he established in 2016. This initiative’s main goal is also to promote Peruvian art in the international environment. Other members of Colorbox are also Adriana Cillóniz, Allen Ladd i Verónica Penagos.

All artists participating in the contemporary Peruvian art exhibition: Adriana Cillóniz, Adriana Romero, Aldo Ramírez, Aldo del Valle, Alex Sánchez Balboa, Allen Ladd, Ariana Macedo, Carlos Pulido, Carlos Lenes, Daniel Rodríguez, David Brillas, Diego Salazar, Dora Urdanegui, Franci Quirita, Francisco Pantigoso, Irina Gonzales, Lucia Portocarrero, Marco Gutiérrez, Nico Cotrina, Renato Rosado, Renzo Campodonico, Román Inciso, Rudy Munayco, Sandra Leonardo, Verónica Penagos, Víctor Navarro, Víctor Ruiz De Somocurcio, Yaneth Nuñez Trujillo.

The exhibition is organized under the patronage of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru

Embassy of Peru in Poland
WIT – Wyższa Szkoła Informatyki Stosowanej i Zarządzania

Curator of the exhibition: Anna Kłos (Retroavangarda)
Coordination: Daniel Rodriguez, Colorbox

The exhibition will be open until the end of March 2019.

Galeria Retroavangarda is open from Tuesday to Friday 11AM to 7 PM
Galeria Retroavangarda Jerozolimskie Business Park
Aleje Jerozolimskie 146D, 02–305 Warszawa
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text by Anna Klos
translation by Karolina Klos

Poster - Contemporary Peruvian art
Poster – Contemporary Peruvian art
Poster - Contemporary Peruvian art
Poster – Contemporary Peruvian art
Daniel Rodriguez, Allegory 3
Daniel Rodriguez, Allegory 3 – Antoni Tápies, collage, 43.5 x 33.5, 2010
Daniel Rodriguez, Concretism and city
Daniel Rodriguez, Concretism and city, acrylic on paper, 46 x 34 cm, 2015
Adriana Cillóniz, Too much about you
Adriana Cillóniz, Too much about you, mixed media, 38 cm x 28 cm, 2018
Renzo Campodonico, The geométric thinker
Renzo Campodonico, The geométric thinker, pencil colours, 42 x 30 cm, 2018
Carlos Pulido, Threshold of truth

Carlos Pulido, Threshold of truth, acrylic on cotton paper, 40 x 30 cm, 2018
Victor Navarro, Hidden thoughts

Victor Navarro, Hidden thoughts, acrylic on cardboard, 41.8 x 29.7 cm, 2018
Roman Inciso, Capricious, xylography
Roman Inciso, Capricious, xylography / linoleum, 43 x 32.5 cm, 2018
Allen Ladd, Interpretation of the 9 circles of hel
Allen Ladd, Interpretation of the 9 circles of hell, Chinese ink, black and gold, 42 x 30 cm, 2018
Veronica Penagos, Synchronization in a line
Veronica Penagos, Synchronization in a line, Chinese ink on paper, 34 x 44 cm, 2018
Alex Sánchez Balboa, Temptation
Alex Sánchez Balboa, Temptation, Mixed (Chinese ink and bronze bread), 39 x 30 cm, 2017
Ariana Macedo, Stories to read and sleep. Small eyes that close
Ariana Macedo, Stories to read and sleep. Small eyes that close, Acrylic on bamboo paper and cotton, 40 x 30 cm, 2018
Francisco Pantigoso, Boat on the dock
Francisco Pantigoso, Boat on the dock, watercolor on paper, 29.7 x 42 cm, 2018
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