The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Sunday, November 29, 2015

Major Cultural Art Exhibition from Colombia Opens at New York City's Grand Central Terminal
Heart at Lincoln Memorial.
NEW YORK, NY.- “Discover Colombia Through Its Heart,” a new 47‐piece cultural art exhibition from the South American country of Colombia, opened today at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal.

The exhibit, located in the grand Beaux Arts‐era Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central Terminal, features seven interactive 13‐foot heart‐shaped sculptures, which spotlight different features of Colombia, from its diverse culture and landscape to its native artists, including world‐renowned artist Fernando Botero, Grammy Award‐winning musician Shakira and Nobel Prize‐winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, among others.

The exhibit also includes 40 smaller heart sculptures, which are on display at Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, as well as outside schools, in parks and in other high‐traffic public areas. All of the heart sculptures for the exhibition were created by a creative team of Colombian professionals selected from across the country. The exhibition also includes musical and cultural performances and other educational programs.

“We would like the whole world to see our reality with its own eyes,” says Maria Claudia Lacouture, General Director of Colombia is Passion. “We therefore decided to do the impossible: bring our country around the world.”

The actor John Leguizamo, a native Colombian was honored at the event, says “it is very important that the world discovers the amount of intelligence, creativity, and talent of our country.”

The Colombia is Passion campaign was developed to promote the country abroad and encourage business investment, tourism and enhanced cultural relations with other nations. The logo of the campaign is a heart, which symbolizes the passion of the Colombian people.

The exhibition is free and open to the public from September 22‐28 in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal, 100 East 42nd Street in New York City.

Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central Terminal | Colombia | John Leguizamo | Fernando Botero | Shakira | Gabriel Garcia Marquez |

Today's News

September 23, 2009

Grand Palais Showcases Artwork from the Second Half of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Career

Tate Gallery Presents a Selection of Paintings by JMW Turner Along with Old Masters

Mexican Federal Prosecutors Probe Possible Frida Kahlo Fakes

Exhibit at Scuderie del Quirinale Showcases Painting in Ancient Rome

Oakland Museum of California Awarded $2.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation

SFMOMA Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Free Weekend Celebration

Newseum Deputy Director and Vice President Max Page Dies at 60

The Hyde Collection Receives Gift of Major Douglass Crockwell Painting

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum Receives Its Largest Donation from PIMCO's Founder Bill Gross

Major Cultural Art Exhibition from Colombia Opens at New York City's Grand Central Terminal

First Museum Survey Devoted to Artist James Castle to Open at the Art Institute of Chicago

King Tut Arrives at Denver Art Museum for Summer

Award-Winning Illustrations from the Mazza Collection to Go on View at the Toledo Museum of Art

Smithsonian Reveals New Plan to Boost Research

Cartier and America Exhibition to Make a Stop at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco

Winners of the 4th Great Rivers Biennial Announced

Clues to Identity: An Exhibition by the Students of ICP's Independent Projects Seminars 2007-2009

El Morro: History Written on Stone

Metropolitan Opens First Exhibition of Jean-Antoine Watteau's Paintings in the United States in 25 Years

France A. Córdova Appointed to the Smithsonian's Board of Regents

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- First solo exhibition by the American artist Mickalene Thomas in Belgium opens at Galerie Nathalie Obadia

2.- Israel accidentally finds ancient mosaic that served as pavement for a courtyard in a villa

3.- The address of Johannes Vermeer's the Little Street discovered by Rijksmuseum curator

4.- The nine lives of Russia's Hermitage cats that root out unwanted guests: Rodents

5.- Robbers make off with masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto from museum in Verona

6.- 17th century letters at Museum of Communication reveal refugees 'sense of loss'

7.- New museum dedicated to the artist Mu Xin opens in Zhejiang Province, China

8.- Who are the most prolific art collectors in the US today?

9.- Rubens House brings newly discovered study for a portrait by Van Dyck to Antwerp

10.- "The Nude in the XX and XXI century" curated by Jane Neal opens at Sotheby's S/2 London

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez
Social Network Manager and Translator: Norma Cristina Pérez Ayala Cano

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful