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The luis noboa naranjo museum is delighted to invite you to the photographic exhibition of fotoclub guayaquil, to be held on thursday, september 14 at 7:00 pm, in p. icaza 302 y cordoba 1st floor, seguros cóndor building.
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Pablo Martinez Rojas
250 artists participated in the II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil
“Alvaro Noboa Ponton”
On the night of Thursday, April 27, the opening of the II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil “Alvaro Noboa Ponton” was held at the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum.
The event, organized by the Luis A. Noboa Naranjo Museum and sponsored by the Ecuadorian businessman and philanthropist Alvaro Noboa Ponton, and directed by the by FotoClub Guayaquil, featured the participation of 250 national and foreign artists from 24 countries on four continents (America, Africa, Asia and Europe).
Curator Javier Paz, president of FotoClub Guayaquil and five national and international judges, including Chantal Fontaine, Bruno Bacigalupo, Rodrigo Bermejo, Jorge Massuco and Ricardo Cauce, were in charge of the difficult task of selecting the best three photographs among a total of 100.
“Waiting for the miracle of faith” by Ecuadorian Roberto Martinez, “Momento decisivo” by Spanish Begonia Lozano, “Nuestro sustento diario” by Colombian Jorge Gutierrez, “De Nochistlán under the water” by Mexican Carlos Galindo, “Framing the Monalisa” by Argentine Rodrigo Rodriguez, “Starking work” by Ecuadorian Santiago Garcia, “Greece-United States” by American Taylor Olson, “Citizen of the street” by Ecuadorian Rolando Quishpe, “Thirst in the rain” by Ecuadorian Tania Chincay, “Iguana detail” by Robinson Chiquito” received mentions of honor.
“The II International Biennial of Photography of Guayaquil ‘Alvaro Noboa Ponton,’ is a statement that we are continually supporting art, culture, and education at national and international level; As a pioneer in the course of history, this event is becoming one of the most important in Latin America, we are proud of our collaboration with photography artists around the world,” said the Ecuadorian philanthropist Alvaro Noboa, director and founder of the Luis A. Noboa Museum, during his speech.”
Thursday September 17 took place the inauguration of the exhibition “Aspects of Human Figure” by Golett Orvieto, and “Oneiric Erotism” by Arturo Constante in the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum, founded by businessman Alvaro Noboa.
“It is based on dreams, emotions but I resolve it in a plastic way,” said Arturo Constante about the name his collection, which has a Picassian hint.
Golett Orvieto defines his style as post Fauvism, and in his work he expresses the human figure in daily activities.
The event was attended by relatives and friends of the Guayaquil artists. The presentation was made by Mr. Pablo Martinez, director of the Museum.
The exhibition will be opened to the public until October 2nd.
Colors filled out the Luis Noboa Naranjo Museum with the exhibition of the Guayaquil artist Marcos Ribadeneira, held on Wednesday, June 17.
“I am happy to pass on my art, which is something that I love. I rejoice when this work has the public acceptance,” said Marcos about the Neo Pop Art Exhibition, consisting of 19 paintings, some made for the occasion and others that belong to private collections, such as Constance Baez´s, Miss Ecuador 2013, and Cecilia Niemes, who attended the evening.
The name of the exhibition, NeoPopArt, says Marcos, is to make known “how a special kind of work, derived from pop art, consists of icons, images, and personalities, which is seen from the inner world of painting and color I have.”
“I like the juxtaposition of elements, styles, this is a good sample of the artist,” said Marcel Pazos, friend of Marcos Ribadeneira. With the musical intervention of Richie Swan, special guests, friends and relatives of the Guayaquil artist enjoyed the event, which also featured the participation of contemporary dancers.
Since his childhood the painter from Guayaquil, Marco Ribadeneira, showed penchant for painting, when drawing characters from television series or films of the era.
Engineer in Sales by profession, Marcos is an autodictada, never went to courses of paintings, or had references in his family, but when growing up was perfecting his art to define his style.
Pop Contemporary Art is how defines his art, his main influence is Andy Warhol ( American painter, creator of Pop Art ). He has done portrait with this style to Ismael Cala, presenter of CNN in Spanish and also to Constanza Baéz, Miss Ecuador 2013.
A feature of his paintings are the curved strokes as well “as the wide range of colours and vibration that transmit power to the Viewer. Find seemingly hidden details and complementary colors according to the reflection of light are another quality present in my work”, said the painter.
His works have been exhibited in Las Peñas, Casa de la Cultura and the MAAC.