• Guillermo Londoño is a Colombian born painter wit h a degree of fine art from Berkeley University of California. He has a continuos exploration of plastics and aesthetics which took him to Berlin to establish his studio there for 5 years, from 2000 to 2005.
    His works reflect his travels, his international education and his quest for meaning among the thoughts and concerns from life in the XXI century.
    In 1989, he was invited by José Luis Cuevas to work in his studio in Mexico City.

    His influences can be traced back to to Turner, Friedrich and Rothko.

    The artist stresses that his works do not represent actual landscapes but are 'mindscapes', composed of images compiled from his increasing store of memories. They are sort of apocalyptic landscapes. Places conquered, dominated, divided and privatised, felling trees, ridges intervened by man, roads, fields and pastures, mountains, the wild sea , vestiges of the future.
    In all of them there is the constant absence of responsibilities.
    The elements of perception are within our days: movement, flying elements, factories, war; all articulated in a futuristic end of times.
    He can be seen as a Romantic painter pondering about pictures of times to come, exploring life beyond our planet to the whole universe. Romantic - Science Fiction.

    His works have been actioned by Christies and Sotheby's, he has also exhibited all over Latina America, including several Biennales as well as other influential capitals like Tokyo, NY, London and Madrid.

    He worked in exclusivity with Diners Gallery (now Casas Reigner) in Colombia for 15 years.

    Londoño's work is part of important collections like the Bucerius Foundation in Hamburg and
    within in his native country is among the Diners Collection, Davivienda, the Colombian Stoke Exchange and Colombia's Banco de la Republica among many other private collections.

    He is currently represented by +MAS Arte Contemporáneo Gallery,
    With them he was part of the 2015 , Saatchi Gallery, Start exhibition in London. 
    Start Art Fair 2015

    Work available
    More information: Carlos Vargas - (+57) 313 3122556

     
  • Guillermo Londoño

    Nacido en Bogotá,Colombia.1962.

    Estudios:

    1981-1987     Artes Plásticas. University of California.
    Berkeley. USA.
    BFA en Arte.

    1989      Dibujo con José Luis Cuevas en México.

    Exposiciones individuales (selección)
     
    1990     Pinturas.
    Galería Diners.Bogotá, Colombia.
    1991      Londoño.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá.
    1992      G.Londoño.
    Galería Arteria. Barranquilla, Colombia.
    1993       Pinturas.
    Promo Art Tokio. Tokio, Japón.
    1996       Palimpsestos.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá.
    1998       Damascos.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá.
    1998       Cazador de nubes, Talador de árboles.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá
    1999       It's Raining, it's Pouring.
    Sazzing Fine Arts. Miami, USA.
    2000        Pantanos.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá
    2001       Guillermo Londoño.
    Museo de Arte de Pereira. Pereira, Colombia. Embajada de Colombia en Berlin, Alemania. Arx Art. Berlin, Alemania
    2002       Guillermo Londoño.
    Galería Diners. Bogotá
    2003       Horizontes. Bucerius Law School. Hamburgo, Alemania.
    Bajo la Sombra de un Nogal. Arte Consultores. Bogotá.
    2005      Horizontales.
    Arte Consultores. Bogotá.
    2007       Memorias comunes.
    Arte Consultores. Bogotá.
    2009       Exilio. Diana Drews, Guillermo Londoño.
    La Localidad. Bogotá.
    2012       Lo que el ojo no vé.
    Museo de Arte de Pereira. Pereira. Colombia.
    2014       Territorien. Diana Drews & Guillermo Londoño.
    Hofsammlung. Alemania
    2014       Los Dos. Diana Drews & Guillermo Londoño.
    La Localidad. Bogotá.
    2015        
    JustMad. Sección Colombia y Galería Veintinueve.
    Madrid. España

    Exposiciones colectivas (selección)

    Christie's. Colombia.
    Christie's. Londres.
    Art Miami.
    FIA .Caracas, Venezuela.
    V Bienal Internacional de Pintura. 1996 Cuenca, Ecuador.
    Pintores Latinoamericanos, Galería 1,2,3. San Salvador. Salvador.
    Primera Bienal de Pintura del Caribe y Centroamérica. República Dominicana. III Salón de Arte Joven. Brasilia, Brasil.
    XXXIII Salón Nacional de Artistas. Bogotá, Colombia.
    Imagen y Realidad. Dibujos. DEIMOS arte. Bogotá, Colombia.
    Latin American Invitational 2004. Artspace Virginia Miller Galleries. Miami, Florida. USA Coleccionarte. Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá. MAMBO. Bogotá, Colombia
    Incorporarte. Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá. MAMBO. Bogotá, Colombia.
    Pintemos juntos por Colombia. 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Corporación Matamoros. Bogotá, Colombia. Cuestión de Corazón. Galería El Museo. 2006, 2008 Bogotá, Colombia.

    10TH Latin American Contemporary Art TODAY - Promo-arte Latin American Art gallery, Tokyo 2009 2010 ArtBo. Feria de Arte de Bogotá. Colombia

    Arte Consultores. Colectivas
    Subasta. La Localidad. Usaquén. Bogotá.
    Be Part. 2010 Subasta. New York. USA.
    Colectiva. 2011. Galería Christopher Paschall. Bogotá.
    Encuentros y Desencuentros. 2011.Galería Mundo, Bogotá
    Golf + Art. 2012. Subasta.
    Be PART. Miami. 2012. USA
    Sincronía. Feria de Arte. Bogotá. 2012
    50 Años Museo de Arte Moderno Bogotá. Mambo 2013
    Solidarte. Galería el Museo. 2013 Bogotá
    Subasta. La Localidad. 2012. Bogotá
    Desde adentro. Artistas de los Estudios Las Nieves. Centro Colombo Americano. Bogotá. 2013.
    50 años Museo de Arte Moderno. Mambo. Bogotá. 2013
    Las Nieves en Diálogo. Estudios Las Nieves. 2013. Bogotá
    Subasta. La Localidad. 2013. Bogotá  Be PART. Miami. 2013
    Recordando a Grau. Biblioteca Julio Mario Santodomingo. Bogotá. 2014
    Sincronía. Feria de Arte. Bogotá.

    PAISAJE Y SOCIEDAD +MAS Arte Contemporaneo Bogota sept 2015
    START2015 . SAATCHI GALLERY. London Septiembre+MAS Arte Contemporaneo 

Rafael Gomezbarros Invitado para JUST MADRID 2015 + ART CENTRAL HONG KONG Art Basel 2015

 





  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2011

    La Especialidad De La Casa – Galería la Cometa, Bogotá - Colombia

    2009

    Casa Tomada, Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá – Colombia

    2008

    Casa tomada, Museo de la Aduana, Barranquilla-Colombia
    Casa Tomada, Museo Bolivariano Arte Contemporáneo, Santa Marta - Colombia Péndulos, Museo de Arte del Tolima, Tolima - Colombia
    2007

    De- Mentes, Galería Durban Segnini, Caracas - Venezuela

    2004


    Sonajeros, Alonso Galería, Bogotá - Colombia

    2003


    Sonajeros. Museo Bolivariano de Arte Contemporáneo, Santa Marta - Colombia 2002
    Urnas, Galería La Cometa, Bogotá Colombia

    2000

    Urnas. Museo Universitario Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia

    1999

    Hasta La Tierra Es Mestiza. Palacio de la Cultura "Rafael Uribe Uribe" Medellín Colombia

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2014

    Somos # Instalación de Esculturas, en 29 Lugares declarados campo santo. Colombia

    2013

    Somos #, (Proyectos el Patio) Nueve Ochenta Arte Contemporáneo, Bogotá Colombia Casa Tomada. OK Offenes Kulturhaus / Center for Contemporary Art, Linz- Austria 2013- 2008 Casa Tomada
    Bienal Covee, Linz- Austria

    2012

    11Bienal De La Habana. Habana Cuba

    2010

    1Trienal Del Caribe, Museo de Arte contemporáneo, R. Dominicana Congreso De La República De Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
    2009
    Alonso Garcés Galería, Bogotá, Colombia

    2008

    Monumento A Los Héroes, Bogotá, Colombia
    Edificio De La Aduana, Barranquilla, Colombia
    Altar De La Patria, Museo bolivariano, Santa marta, Colombia


    Obra disponible 
    Información: Carlos Vargas - (+57) 313 3122556
     
  • Installations of hundreds of sculptures representing fifty centimetre long ants take over public buildings. Their bodies are made up by the assembling of two human skull casts as if the Santa Marta-born artist were attempting to summon death in life.
    Rafael Gómezbarros' work makes visible the overlooked. His intention is to address the plight of millions of displaced people who constitute the invisible but pervasive mass of immigrants crossing the planet. Buried in the narrative of diaspora lays a tribute to thousands of Colombians who suffered internal displacement and violent deaths as casualties of the armed conflict that wreaked havoc in the country for the most part of the last fifty years.

    Ants being usually associated with hard labour and a complex social organization are turned into phantasms of the disappeared, ghost like figures that have acquired the capacity to take over national monuments. Gómezbarros previously deployed his legion of ants onto historical buildings such as Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino – the haçienda where Simón Bolívar spent his final days – as well as Barranquilla's customs building.

    In Bogotá, he invaded a commercial gallery with one thousand polyester cast creatures and covered the National Congress's stone façade, his most meaningful attempt to address the national security policies that endorsed a violent status quo for decades. Entitled Casa Tomada, the work makes a very particular reference to a short story by Argentine writer Julio Cortázar, in which the inhabitants of a large mansion become invaded by elusive presences announced solely by muted sounds. In the context of these public art interventions, the metaphor reminds the viewer what Cortázar himself declared shortly before passing away: unless a country buries its dead, they will always be remembered as ghosts in the attic



  • DUST THOU ART, AND UNTO DUST SHALT THOU RETURN.

    PILAR VARGAS+ALEJANDRO SAIZ

    SUBURBS, POLLUTION AND SEDIMENT

    From were I live nature has a place at the end of the horizon, represented by the eastern and western hills of Bogota, at their peripheries systems of self-help housing and industry are developed, therefore, the construction progresses, and the city expands and the forest and the mountains give way to quarries and new neighborhoods.

    During the journeys made in sectors such as La Resurreccion Quiroga, Calle 98 with Carrera
    19 and the neighborhood La Despensa in southern Bogotá, I made a series of drawings that led me to think about the transformation of urban space, and how it keeps growing
    until the cement begins covering the horizon, moving through the city , without residents become aware of this expanding phenomenon that removes boundaries and destroys our green mountains, leaving huge gaps and geometries in the landscape.

    Looking at these drawings within the space of my studio which is located at the periphery in the municipality of Soacha, I noticed that the dust was something that was present in the environment wherever I would draw, but especially in my workplace , floating in space, falling dirtying everything.

    This was a difficult situation to my work, becuse it had be clean up every time you started a job, so then I decided to collect dust and use it as material dropping on paper creating new drawings. The result is a series of images in which the powder allows me to generate a report about
    the destroyed landscape that becomes converted and is part of the same building materials that expand the city (sand, cement, stone, gravel) floating and falling in space, showing the time, the destruction and pollution that permanently floating in the atmosphere of the city being part of the air we breathe.


    Obra disponible
    Información: Carlos Vargas - (+57) 313 3122556
     
 



  • FOR DUST THOU ART, AND UNTO DUST SHALT THOU RETURN.

    ALEJANDRO SAIZ

    Alejandro Saiz's work is highly influenced by abstract expressionism and informalism.

    His contemporary abstraction lies in the concept of wound and healing.
    Clay and Gauze, Lines and Planes become silent invitations to contemplate spaces, land and fissures in a healing process.

    Obra disponible
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  • The wreckage of war, evidence of destruction by man

    Objects have a memory just as we do. "Things" are eyewitnesses of events, and can sometimes be their protagonists. Aware of this semantic power, Castañedacreates a work that touches onanthropology and cartography, collecting objects from scenes of violence in Colombia. These fragments of objects recount such events as assaults, attacks and unjust acts of all types which have marked our history and serve as voices of alert, warning us not to repeat such acts of savagery.


    Escombros de guerra, la evidencia de la destrucción por el hombre.

    Los objetos tienen memoria al igual que nosotros. "las cosas", son testigos presenciales de hechos o a veces son sus protagonistas. Siendo consciente de este poder semántico, Castañeda realiza una suerte de trabajo antropológico y cartográfico, recolectando objetos en escenas violentas de Colombia. Estos fragmentos de objetos, dan cuenta de aquellos sucesos como atentados, ataques, e injusticias de todo orden, que han marcado nuestra historia y que sirven como voces de alerta para no repetir estos actos de barbarie.




  • ANTONIO CASTAÑEDA

    Sutatenza, Colombia

    1965

    Vive y trabaja en Bogotá

     
    Estudios

    1994

    Taller en el sector cultural de la embajada de Gran Bretaña, Bogotá, Colombia.

    1990

    Escuela de artes modern schools, Bogotá, Colombia.

    1988

    Taller de Arte Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia.

    1986

    Conservatorio en guitarra clásica, Universidad Nacional, Bogotá, Colombia.

    1981

    Escuela departamental de acción Cultural Popular en énfasis en Artes en Sutatenza Boyaca, Colombia.

    Exposiciones Individuales

    2013

    +MAS Arte Contemporaneo , Galeria

    LAGRIMAS CONGELADAS , Reporteria de Objetos

    2013

    ARTEBA 2013 Buenos Aires Argentina

    2013

    UNTITLED Art Fair MIAMI BEACH

    Lost and Found Objects Report

     
    2014

    SAATCHI GALLERY START Art Fair

    Lost and found Object Report

    2012

    Medios Audiovisuales, programa tutor de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, Colombia.

    2012

    Arte al paso, X Salón de artes plásticas y visuales, Salón Biblioteca Colsubsidio, Bogotá, Colombia.

    2011

    Arte al paso, IX Salón de artes plásticas y visuales, salón de plaza de Américas,

    Bogotá, Colombia.

    2010

    Arte al paso,VIII Salón de artes plásticas y visuales, salón de Plaza de Américas

    Bogotá, Colombia.

    Mención de Honor

    2009

    Artistas nacionales e Internacionales

    Ministerio de protección Social

    Bogotá, Colombia.

    Mención de Honor


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