How to Encourage a Child’s Artistic Flair

  Model Behaviour If, as a parent, you needed to help your child to make more active lifestyle choices, you would play games and walk, swim etc. along with them. Similarly, encouraging a child’s artistic flair is much more effective if they can see the family value art activities. A love of art is more ‘caught’ than ‘taught’. You don’t… Read more →

The making of the Meninas

With Elements of Expression around the corner, I thought I might spark some interest about the paintings I plan to exhibit in New York. I will exhibit in September at Chelsea. ‘Elements of Expression’ a group exhibition curated by Sana Afsar and Tamara del Estal. If you have the chance, don’t miss this event! A personal invitation is offered from me to all… Read more →

Meticulous Foam-Board Artworks by John Harrison

UK-based artist John Harrison is a mosaic pop artist creating portraits, landscapes and still life’s that unmistakably capture the essence of his subject matter.     The technique he employs is relatively unique in that he uses layers of foam board in a mosaic-like assemblage to fabricate what appears as an abstract work when viewed close-up, yet as you step… Read more →

STUDIO Magazine Fall 2013

Cloth, Paper, Scissors have released the Fall edition of their STUDIOS magazine and Maite Rodriguez Gallery has been carefully selected from thousands of applicants to appear in this addition. We are proud to appear in such a prestigious magazine based in New York and hope it will help us to promote our artwork and those of other emerging artists.  … Read more →

The Permanent Exhibition of Zacarias Gonzalez

From the 30th of January until further notice the House-Museum hosts a permanent exhibition of Zacarias Gonzalez. The exhibit shows a magnificent display of the artistic talents of this famous master painter. Having previous been a student of Señor Gonzalez, I can personally give testimony to his artistic genius and his exhibition in nothing short of spectacular, filled with personality… Read more →

DA2 , House of Arts ¨Radical Beauty¨ Almut Linde

DA2 , House of Arts ¨Radical Beauty¨ Almut Linde. 21st  June – 29th  September 2013   Curated by Oliver Zibok, the exhibition project, is part of an international cooperation project, consisting of six shows and from various perspectives, shedding light on the extensive work of Almut Linde, artist born in 1965 in Lübeck (Germany) and currently lives in Hamburg. The artista adds to… Read more →

Staple Art

Astonishing artwork by French artist Baptiste Debombourg. Born 1978 in France, French sculptor Baptiste Debombourg is a post-graduate from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In France he is “one of the most outstanding young artists of his generation” (Daniel Strehli, Le Figaro). With his sculptures Debombourg thematizes the throwaway society and the bequests of consumerism. His works are the result of poetic… Read more →

SHADOWS AND LIGHT

RASHAD ALAKBAROV PAINTS WITH SHADOWS AND LIGHT   Artist Rashad Alakbarov from Azerbaijan uses suspended translucent objects and other found materials to create light and shadow paintings on walls. The best part is that you can easily create something similar at home – all you need is one or two lamps and some items from your desk. The stunning light… Read more →

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