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"Naif Venezuelan Artists: Daniel Garcia Volcan, Edgar Vega, Vidalia Gonzalez, Jose Dudamel"
2005-10-15 until 2005-10-21
Il Ramo d'Oro
"Il Ramo d'Oro" opens its new exhibition season with the exhibition of the naif Venezuelan artists Daniel Garcia Volcan, Edgar Vega, Vidalia Gonzalez, Jose Dudamel patronized by the Venezuelan Consulate in Naples. The Venezuela has a long tradition of art called naof which, since the times of the colony, is different from the official art because the luck of technique. This art represents popular traditions and festivals, street life with a realism of lyric wondering and this are the characteristic of the four artists present in this exhibition.
Edgar Vegas developed in the same time his work as naïf painter and that of trainer of paintings in different situations he participated to 11 collective exhibitions and two solo exhibitions. His paintings with religious and social subjects got positive critics by curators and critics.
Vidalia Gonzales develops with her simplicity and innocence , but also with great spontaneity and colour the theme of the popular festivals which are traditionally very present in the Venezuelan popular culture.
José Dudamel The happiness and fantasy of his style remembers cartoons and pictures for children. He has small stylized elements that repeats in the flowers, in the threes, in the backgrounds, in the decorations.
Daniel García Volcan is a man who comes from the people. The painter says about himself. “I am a worker and I didn’t stop to be a worker because I paint. I am proud to paint on canvas what I feel in myself”. The poet Rafael Cardenas says : “The life is protagonist; Volcan’s work confirm this”.
Daniel García Volcan
"San Benito" , 2001
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