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Why contemporary art will help you to improve your collection 2019

Over the years it has been claimed that a good collection is a matter of style, aesthetics, marketability, and lifestyle. Experts usually call in on ‘trends’ when they aim to talk about the hottest galleries in town. But, what does define a “good collection” after all?

Merriam-Webster Dictionary says that art is “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects”. Assuming this, is it something related to that so-called “tasteful art”? Does it have anything to do with how ornate pieces are, or with the complexity of messages in them?

The truth is that a good collection in 2019, reshapes the spaces and atmospheres to achieve a polished projection involving aesthetics, comforting, design, and message. At the end of a chaotic decade in every society, art ought to be able to transmit the fury of the ongoing generation with a refined spirit of creation. 

Art galleries’ goal is to provide the most comprehensive and accurate listing of fine art pieces on the trend. It is important to note that while the spaces for the promotion of the arts demand the interaction of geometric volumes in abstract constructions, this resource is frequently crafted by some creative minds.

Julio Larraz is a prominent Cuban artist who through the formal analysis of spaces and atmospheres surrounding common daily life objects, aims to get an absolute definition of aesthetics and design on modern life has become a reference in neo-figurative painting panorama of the 20th and 21st century.

Behind the Curtain of Dreams’ is the name of Larraz solo exhibition, which urges the audience to contemplate an amount of more than 40 large-scale paintings. This show is meant to be the most important exhibition in recent years within the international circuit showing maestro Larraz.

This is a unique opportunity to approach the magnificent works of this great Neo-Figuration master, one of the main dishes already for all those who come to Miami from all over the world in search of the latest developments in the international circuit of contemporary art during the Art Basel Miami Beach 2019 fair.

Ascaso Gallery has programmed an enhancing exhibition on Larraz’s recent collection capsule. From December 5th to January 31 we will wait for you to join us at 1325 NE 1st Ave, Miami FL 33132. 

Ascaso’s Showcasing and exhibitions Guide has been updated and it’s online and filled with useful information for planning your visit.

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What you can’t miss art Miami 2019 

Defining “today” in its most basic sense is a tricky task. It’s located between the influences of the past and the forecasts for the future. It’s a reflection of an ongoing spirit that bursts into flames of motion and changes. Once be defined, that will lead to a proper reference of the term “contemporary” which is nothing more than an adjective form for “today”.

Therefore, contemporary art may refer to art—namely, painting, sculpture, photography, installation, performance, and video art—produced today. Though seemingly simple, the details surrounding this definition are often a bit fuzzy, as different individuals’ interpretations of “today” may widely and wildly vary.

For about a week, Miami is pleased to announce a prized collection of must-see contemporary art galleries, exhibitions, and arts & culture events. M-I has never been known as a cultural mecca as far as museums are concerned, though its reputation is improving thanks to the international attention brought to the scene by such esteemed fairs as Art Miami 2019, which stands up for a few days every December.

For about a week, people will have the opportunity to explore stunning immersive pieces; guests will be able to attend performances, artist discussions, and workshops during the shows. The programs are satisfyingly designed to bring to Wynwood both traditional art collectors and some of the brightest minds in the creative art and tech fields.

To make planning your cultural experience a little easier, Ascaso Gallery (Booth AM208A) is pleased to participate in the 30th Anniversary of this fair, presenting works by Carlos Cruz-Diez, Victor Valera, Luis Tomasello, Rafael Barrios, Salvador Dalí, Fernando Botero, Oswaldo Vigas, Francisco Narvaez, Julio Larraz, among others.

Works of the kinetic master Jesus Rafael Soto will have an important spotlight in this AM208B booth. In order to propose a necessary discussion of art as a unifying force in our communities and in our world, we urge the audience to contribute with debating, while expanding their visions on the contemporary art scene.

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