The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Fundacion Chirivella Soriano Reviews the Relationship Between White and Black
A woman passes by "Rasa", 1959 by Antonio Saura, on view at Fundación Chirivella Soriano. Photo: EFE/Kai Försterling


VALENCIA.- The Chirivella Soriano Foundation hosts an exhibition which, titled Blanco / Negro: sujeto, espacio, perception (White/Black: Subject, space, perception), pretends to review the dual chromatic existence between white and black and its conceptual and thematic relation in contemporary Spanish paintings.

This exhibition takes as its basis 30 works of art from the Chirivella Soriano Collection andi s complemented by four others, on loan from other private collections, with the purpose of showing how an elements like color, in the history of Spanish painting in the second half of the XX Century, articulated the debate between two generations: the myth of España Negra (Black Spain), recreated by the informalists and the colorful magma of the 80´s generation, fitting these divergences between color and no color as two states of mind in one country at different historical moments.

According to Manuel Chirivella, president of the foundation, the exhibition pretends to get the visitor closer to the divergences of color and no color in which art has been involved, as well as the thematic associations that go from the painters of Black Spain from the El Paso Group until the most recent Spanish paintings that use White and Black, in an explicit or implicit manner, to articulate determined aesthetic, moral or thematic dialogues.

The exhibition is divided into four sections. It starts off with white present in works by Fernando Zóbel, Carmen Calvo and Elena Asins, the shadow or monster in the works by Antonio Saura, Darío Villalba, Chema López and Santiago Ydáñez. The third section, black and white as an irreconcilable system, which on many occasions materializes in opposites such as love and death, as in the work by Manuel Millares, Xisco Mensua or Andrés Cillero. The fourth and last section, dedicated to those artists who conceive this duality as a conscious and harmonic structure that goes from the musical combinations by Manuel Barbadillo to the black and white of Eduard Arbós which tries to use divergent perceptions in the space that derive from these two extreme and contrasting colors.

White/Black: Subject, space, perception has been curated by Joan Robledo, who explained that “In our country there have been very few exhibitions that have centered themselves in attempting to explain the use of color in the 20th Century, and none that have tried to approach the black and white through these Spanish artists.





Today's News

February 9, 2009

British Museum Announces Major Touring Exhibition on Chinese History and Culture

Simon Starling Tells Stories about Natural and Cultural Processes at Temporare Kunsthalle

National Gallery of Art Acquires Hendrick Ter Brugghen's Remarkable Bagpipe Player in Profile

Fundacion Chirivella Soriano Reviews the Relationship Between White and Black

Art Madrid is Second Largest Spanish Contemporary Art Fair in Terms of Number of Galleries

Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake Opens at National Museum of Natural History

Haus der Kunst to Open Maison Martin Margiela Exhibition in March

Patrons Reveled at the Princeton University Art Museum's Friends Gala

Rwandan Children Born of Rape Photographs & Interviews by Jonathan Torgovnik

Retrospective Exhibition Highlights 50 Years of Master American Photographer Lee Friedlander

Teatro de Ciertos Habitantes: Monsters and Prodigies: The History of the Castrati at Chicago's MCA

Halle fur Kunst Lueneburg and the Museum of American Art Berlin Present Kabinett der Abstrakten

The Andy Warhol Museum to Open The Vader Project

Strut Your Junk at Runaway Runway: Columbia Design League Call for Entries

Corning Museum of Glass Exhibition Explores the Work of Richard Craig Meitner

The Chouinard Foundation Announces the Beginning of the Chouinard Online Auction

Brooklyn Museum Presents Public Programs for Adults in March and April

Art Museum Lunchtime Talk on Selections from the With the Line of Daumier Exhibition

New York State Museum Hosts "New York in Bloom" February 20-22

Urban Photography by Charlene Weisler at the Kevin Barry Gallery

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- The Mummy poised to reclaim its title as the world's most expensive film poster

2.- Money museum showcases 1943 Cent valued at $1 million

3.- Is Robin Cunningham the Mysterious and Unknown Grafitti Artist Banksy?

4.- Freeman's autumn jewelry auction set to dazzle

5.- Phoenix Art Museum presents never-before-seen artifacts from Teotihuacan

6.- Sotheby's breaks auction record for any bottle of wine twice in one sale

7.- Buyer of shredded Banksy work goes through with deal

8.- The Frick Pittsburgh opens a major exhibition of works by Isabelle de Borchgrave

9.- Prime Minister Mark Rutte gives a history lesson in the Rijksmuseum

10.- Paris finds spot for controversial Jeff Koons tribute

Related Stories



Important Judaica and Israeli & international art bring a combined $7.9 million at Sotheby's New York

Tunisia to auction ousted despot's treasures

Andy Warhol's Mao portraits excluded from the Beijing and Shanghai shows next year

China criticises French Qing dynasty seal auction

Christie's announces auction marking the first half century of the popular and luxurious interiors shop Guinevere

Nine new exhibits debut at San Diego International Airport

Rembrandt masterpiece "Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet" back on display at National Museum Cardiff

Amber: 40-million-year-old fossilised tree resin is Baltic gold

Egyptian artist Iman Issa wins the Ist FHN Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Award

The main chapel of the Basilica of Santa Croce open for visits after five year restoration



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, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

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