Mexico consulate in North Carolina Rally, in a Greenville And the Hispanic South Carolina Alliance She collaborated with the Jorge Marn Foundation to bring the Alas de la ciudad gallery into the public space in Greenville, in United State.
The nine colossal carvings that make up this specimen are temporarily installed in Falls Park (An urban park located in the heart of the city) and in Peace Center, An area dedicated to the performing arts where a large part of cultural life is Greenville.
The gallery brings together a selection of the artist’s most representative works such as Universal Man, Time, Monumental Embrace, and Equilibrist 90, among others, which feature stylistic and aesthetic axes that give the characters a steady balance, memories from the Renaissance and Baroque play.
According to Elena Catalin, Director of the Jorge Marne Foundation, the significance of this exhibition lies in the impact of the sculptor’s work on Mexicans living in the country. United State“Because since the first time an artist’s work arrived in the North American country, it has met with great acceptance.
About this cooperation, Adela Mendoza, The CEO of Alianza Hispana – a promoter of Spanish communities in the northern region of the United States – shared that this global fair highlights the importance of immigration and cultural exchange that enriches every community.
While for a city GreenvilleThe interactive nature of this group was crucial so that the work could be exhibited in two of its distinct spaces, we present world-famous art, which broadens our understanding of the Spanish cultural heritage in the city, said Russell Stahl, a city council member from Greenville.
Finally, Claudia Velasco, Consul General of Mexico At Raleigh, he highlighted that the significance of this exhibition is fully framed in the exigencies of our times, given that the practice of active cultural diplomacy of the Mexican civil servant matches the global character of Jorge Marne, With his aesthetic proposal and provocation he repeated many times to take our wings.
The City Pavilion exhibition will open on April 2 and will run through October this year.
Sculptor Jorge Marne has participated in more than 300 solo and group exhibitions on four continents. Currently displaying his work in public places in Oslo, Norway; In Toledo, Spain, the Diaconas Gallery will soon open in Ciudad Jorez, Mexico.
by: Azanth Cruz