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El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

Written by Arion on Sunday, July 13 2014 and posted in Blog
Faithful to my promise, I’m including the new restored pages of Miracleman #5
El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

You can find my original review here:

http://artbyarion.blogspot.com/2013/01/miracleman-5-alan-moore-alan-davis.html
El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

Now that I am rereading Miracleman I’m enjoying the stories even more than the first time… 

El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

The past of Doctor Gargunza is fascinating, he’s more than a villain, he’s one of the richest characters of Moore’s Miracleman, perhaps rivaled only by Evelyn Cream.

El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

This is why Marvel’s sixth issue (which coincides with Eclipse’s Miracleman #5) is probably one of my favorites.

El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

The horror of the past is summoned by Doctor Gargunza, and like defenseless spectators we have no other option but to continue to gaze upon his dark secrets.

El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)

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El 2010 solía ir a la Galería Yvonne Sanguineti  todos los meses. Y cuando se inauguró la muestra “El viaje” de Mónica Cuba, en noviembre, yo estuve presente. 

http://artbyarion.blogspot.com/2010/11/two-2.html
El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)
El otoño

En ese entonces no conocía a Mónica pero sus cuadros y sus objetos artísticamente intervenidos suscitaron en mí una extraña emoción. Había algo valioso en ellos, algo que iba mucho más allá de la materialidad de, por ejemplo, una maleta, algo maravilloso que la artista lograba transmitir al público.


4 años después, la Galería Yvonne Sanguineti volvió a convocar a Mónica Cuba. El resultado: “Mujer corazón de papel”, una muestra extraordinaria que es el testimonio irrefutable de la evolución artística de Mónica. A pasos agigantados, en estos últimos cuatro años, Mónica ha consolidado su visión, ha perfeccionado su técnica y ha pintado cuadros absolutamente impresionantes. 


Mis dos obras favoritas se complementan mutuamente, no sólo por la temática sino también por el tratamiento cromático, por la calidez y frialdad contrastante que se desprende de ellos. Me refiero a “El otoño” y a “De espaldas a ti”, un cuadro inolvidable, de una intensidad sobrecogedora, que me acompañará en el recuerdo de aquí a 4, 10 o 30 años más.

El viaje - Mónica Cuba (Galería Yvonne Sanguineti)
De espaldas a ti

La muestra seguirá abierta al público hasta el día 19 de julio. La dirección es avenida Grau 810 Barranco. Están todos cordialmente invitados a darse una vuelta por ahí y a admirar tanto buen arte.


Arcadio B.

Originally Published at http://artbyarion.blogspot.com/2014/07/el-viaje-monica-cuba-galeria-yvonne.html


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