Category Archives: 2013
Creatures of the Yasuní
Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013.
Location: Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum
Address: P. Icaza 302 and Córdova streets – Condor Building (1st floor).
The Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, established by businessman Alvaro Noboa Ponton opened the painting exhibition of Bolivian artist Jose Rojas Rodriguez, entitled: Traces of Time and Nude, which submerges us in great drawings, compositions and representations of the female body, considered by the artist as the most divine masterpiece.
Jose Rojas, or “Jorgues”, young artist, but mature enough, covers the study of the female figure, completely, going beyond normal and of what is considered socially “acceptable”, allowing to emerge the sensual and inviting, even mischievous touch, that art needs so much nowadays.
With this exhibition, the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum comply with the commitment to open to its visitors, a cultural, contemporary and artistic door.
In the supplement “Memorias Porteñas” of the national newspaper Expreso Sunday’s edition, an article is dedicated on page 13 to promote the national poetry competition, organized by the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
Genre: The set of themes of the text is free, as well as its structure and measure.
Participants: Poets, writers, college and high school students can participate as long as they present their poem at the contest.
Format: The extension of the poem will be one side of A4 (DIN‐4) printed with a minimum letter size of 12 points (no maximum) and in “Arial” or “Times New Roman” type. The text has to be original, and with no prior participation in any other contest.
Deadlines: The deadline for admission of the poems will be friday, march 21 of 2014. No poem will be admitted after that date.
The poems can be delivered previously via e-mail to this mail address:
(Subject matter: poetry contest Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum)
in Word format, which will be delivered afterwards, in paper, in the offices of the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum located in P. Icaza 30 and Cordoba streets, first floor, Condor Insurance Company Building, before the deadline, or they will be disqualified.
All the poems must be signed and delivered to the Museum, in a closed envelope with the name and last name, phone number and e-mail.
Competition Verdict: The poems will be read by three recognized bards and university professors of Literature.
There will be three awards
- First prize: $1.000
- Second prize: $500
- Third prize: $300
The verdict of the jury will be issued on friday, april 25 of 2014, within the activities of the fourth Biennial of Guayaquil “Alvaro Noboa Ponton”.
The notification to the winners will be made via e-mail and through the web page of the Museum www.alvaronoboamuseum.com, and the winning poems will be published on the website.
The ruling will not be open to appeal. The prizes cannot be declared deserted and any unforeseen situation will be resolved by the Director of the Museum, Pablo Martinez Rojas.
Pablo Martínez Rojas
Director of LANN Museum
Ecuadorian artist, Marco Barahona, features this wednesday, november 13, at 16h00, a live free class, directed to art lovers. Children, young people and the elderly will be able to enjoy and learn from this teaching event.
This activity will be carried out in the same hall where, currently, his exhibition is being displayed, which is entitled “Oils and Drawings” and will be open to the public at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, until November 20.
A model will be used as a muse to inspire the students, for them to accomplish their first art pieces, thanks to to the assistance of our artist and mentor.
Following the excellent comments about his technique, content and meaning of his paintings, Marco Barahona has decided to share his knowledge with people who wish to be a part of this creative world. Encouraging them so the number of artists can increase in our country.
The press will receive little gifts created by the artist. Life class for amateurs, November 13 – 16h00 – Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum (P. Icaza 302 and Cordova. Seguros Condor Building Fist Floor)
The exhibition “Oils and Drawings” is open to the public until November 20 at the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum. From Monday through Friday, from 9h00 to 17h00; and on Saturdays, from 11h00 to 15h00.
Details of his pieces:
His paintings are about naked beautiful women, with a perfect technique combination of acrylic and oil on canvas; paintings of fairies and pieces which reflect the conclusions of the author during a year of work.
For more information about the event:
María G. Campos Cherres/RRPP
Interview to Carolina Bianchi, artistic coordinator.
Carolina Bianchi, well known as Carola Ossa, helped with the coordination of the art exhibition of Roberto Núñez, from the art gallery Núñez y Núñez, in Urdesa, which took place in the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, established by Álvaro Noboa.
According to Bianchi, Núñez is a pioneer in the gallery business here in Ecuador, as he has been working for 45 years in the area.
This collector delights the public with pieces of Carlos Catasse, Chilean artist that came to love Ecuador and it’s people, so much that when he died he asked to be buried in the country. The exhibition also has pieces of artist Enrique Tábara, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, who has passed through all the levels within Ecuadorean art.
The Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, founded by Businessmanm Alvaro Noboa in his father’s honor, is pleased to invite you to the Pictorial inaguration of two of the greatest Latin American Masters of painting: Catasse and E. Tábara.
The museum’s director, Att. Pablo Martinez Rojas, will begin the night of next Wednesday, October 23, with a toast, at 19:00, celebrating the opening of the event.
The art exhibition will be open until next Saturday, October 26.
The Museum’s address is P. Icaza 302 and Córdoba corner. Cóndor Building, first floor.