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Fernando Varela, one of Casa de Campo’s most famous artists, recently inaugurated his individual exhibition “Origenes y Formas Primarias” in Guatemala. This individual exhibition of Ferando Valera is being displayed on the Modern Art Museum Carlos Merida in Guatemala and includes 15 large format oil paintings and a some collages of his series “Formas Primarias” and the brand new “Forma y Vacio”. The opening cocktail of “Origenes y Formas Primarias” was well received by the Guatemalan public, attended by important personalities of art in Guatemala and Dominicans who traveled to the Central American country to support the artist. Also, during the opening Varela hosted two talks for various public with a large attendance and interest by those present. The exhibition will be available at the Modern Art Museum Carlos Merida in the city of Guatemala until April 15th. The following photos were taken during the opening of the Art Exhibit “Origenes y Formas Primarias” by Fernando Varela in Guatemala: 

Origenes y Formas Primarias by Fernando Varela

The artistic production of Fernando Varela is defined by a vastness of symbolic and spiritual references, which could refer to the contemplative, but also is a challenge to the passive and linear thought of contemporaneity as it continually contradicted. Each of his canvases or papers poses a perennial spiritual, social, ideological and consistent questioning, as the container of these reflections is the art: aesthetic.

Sara Hermann Historian and Art Critic