The roads didn’t become single, recent exhibition in Matanzas.
One of the most prospective visual events and promoted in the last times in Matanzas it has just been inaugurated, it is the exhibition: The roads didn’t become alone of Jorge J Gutiérrez Salomón; in Pedro Esquerré Gallery of the city of Matanzas, Cuba.
The artist summarizes the work of an intense year of work, creation, trips and human will in around 150 works of diverse formats.
The words of the catalog, marked by a deep study of his extensive work, were in charge of the specialist of the Genesis Gallery and healer of the exhibition Guillermo García Betancourt and of the journalist Yadiel Nodal Cruz.
As particular element in the opening was present the popular one and winner of several nominations and prizes Latin Grammys the grouping of music folkloric Puppets of Matanzas who they were in charge of the musical topic that accompanies to the exhibition.
The roads… constitute an artistic proposal where the religion leads to diverse interpretations of the life and where the dimension of the faith is present in all human being. With a varied and enigmatic journey that maintains coherence among all the composite elements among varied textures.
In all their pictorial speech they exhibit a strong and intense visual and tactile structure; suggestive and attractive, a meticulous and careful employment of the colors together to a wide symbolic a characteristic of the Afro-Cuban beliefs.
There are among the main techniques; the collage, the assembling in wood, the ceramic, the drawing, and the so novel, disturbing and polemic frotype are taken the palms.
It is an entire cultural process – religious – educational – ethnographic. It is an evocation to Don Fernando Ortiz, Lidia Cabrera, Wilfredo Lam, Livia Cárdenas (who dreamt of the exhibition and for the chances of the destination and could not see it, because it died recently) and Natalia Bolívar.
For what: The roads didn’t become alone, they constitute a summary of social complexities, reflections of a religion and an interpretation of life and faith then.
Present Artecru, project that accompanied the whole creative process from the informative and visual was during all their development.
Alone it is to wait then that the public and 16 years of intense creation they accompany Salomón, so that never the roads those of them and those of him become alone.