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Traces of the Caribbean and Europe

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Traces of the Caribbean and Europe 4Last Thursday 11th of September, the main art gallery at Altos de Chavón featured amazing sculptures and paintings by artists, Luis Muñoz and Aleksander Azdic in their art exhibition called Traces from the Caribbean and Europe.

Traces of the Caribbean and Europe 1The impressive artwork produced by Luis Muñoz (from the Dominican Republic) and Aleksander Azdic (from Serbia) was displayed in Altos de Chavón’s main art gallery and it was appreciated by many of the students from the Altos de Chavón school of Design and other Casa de Campo art fanatics.

The pieces range from beautiful and striking paintings with Taino themes (by Luis Muñoz) to intense and deep representation of the senses (by Aleksander Azdic). There are a variety of sculptures in ceramics by Luis Muñoz that demonstrate a sense of longing and remembrance felt by the slaves brought to the Caribbean by the spaniards, while Aleksander Azdic showcased outstanding and unique bronze sculptures.

So take a moment to admire the amazing pieces produced by these two artist and you will be blown away by all their talent and effort! The exhibit is open until the 13th of October, so next time you’re visiting Altos de Chavon make sure you stop into The Gallery to take a look.
Traces of the Caribbean and Europe

The following collection of images were taken during the opening of the art exhibit “Traces from the Caribbean and Europe”, celebrated at The Gallery in Altos de Chavon: 

”Traces From The Caribbean and Europe”

Open:

  • From the 11th of September until the 13th of October
  • The Gallery is open daily, 9am to 6pm, closed Wednesdays

Where: The Gallery, Altos de Chavón

Contacts:

Luis Muñoz

Luis Muñoz, of the Dominican Republic pursued his studies in Fine Arts at the Escuela de Bellas Artes (School of Fine Arts) in Santiago and continued perfecting his talents at the Altos de Chavón School of Design, studying Graphic Design, Illustration and Fine Arts. He continued his studies in Pre-columbian Ceramology and Restoration of Archaeological Pieces and later obtained a masters degree in “Texture and Glazed Ceramic Sculpture”, in the School of Ceramics of the Moncloa, Madrid.

In 1996, Luis Muñoz received his first prize in sculpture in the XXI Biennal Nacional de Artes Visuales, one of the most important artistic events in the Dominican Republic, celebrated at the Museum of Modern Art in Santo Domingo.

Aleksandar Adzic

Aleksandar Adzic, Serbian sculptor and ceramist, finished secondary school with a minor in Graphic Design and studied ceramics in the Academy of Applied Arts in Belgrade University. He is a member of the Association of Fine Arts and Applied Arts in the province of Vojvodina in Serbia. During his artistic career he has been nominated for numerous awards, including the “Golden Form 16” for his work with ceramics.

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