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"I Have a Dream: An Homage to Martin Luther King Jr."
2009-01-21 until 2009-03-08
Gabarron Foundation - Carriage House Center for the Arts
New York, NY, USA United States of America

From January 21st to March 6th, The Gabarron Foundation presents the exhibition "I have a dream", in association with the Sitges City hall, to pay homage to Martin Luther King in the 80th anniversary of his birth. More than 70 artists from every continent participate in this group exhibition, where the common denominator is “the dream”. More than 45 years ago, Dr. King had a dream. This exhibition shows the artists’ visualization of that dream. The exhibition consists of numerous writers, thinkers and scientists that had presented their “dream”. Mr. Thedore W. Kheel, Chairman of the Gabarron Foundation, supported Dr. King during his life as he resolutely collaborated in “the dream” as it is shown in the current catalogue of the exhibition. Among the artists is Josep Puigmarti who is represented by Hotel del Arte in Barcelona. Hotel del Arte promotes their artists with a Gallery Portfolio at absolutearts.com .

Apart from Theodore W. Kheel, big thinkers and writers participate in this homage: Maya Angelou, Zygmunt Bauman, Owen H. Brooks, Xavier Bru de Sala, Peter N. Carrol, Ernesto Castro, Josep Cuní, David Cortright, Joan Duran, Mohamed ElBaradei, Valentin Fuster, Susan George, Belen Gopegui, Clive W. J. Granger, David Jou, Ken Kalfus, Alberto Lema, Elvira Lindo, Joan Mararit, Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Rosa Regás, Carme Riera, Ignasi Riera, Mauricio, Sabino Méndez, Vicente Molina Foix, Samir Nair, Arcadi Oliveras, Vinyet Panyella, Luis Rojas Marcos, Isabel-Clara Simó, Emili Teixidor, Suso De Toro, Vicente Verdu, Diane Wei Liang, Cora Weis, Wiesenthal, C. K. Williams, and Markus Zusak.

The artists that have made “the dream” come true are: Andreu Alfaro, Enric Ansesa, Eduard Arranz Bravo, Javier Balda, José Manuel Ballester, Lluís Barbadillo, Ana Barboza, Blanca Benítez, Louise Bourgeoise, Enrique Brinkman, Isabel Castilho, Ed Clark, Elizabeth Catlett, Lluis Cera, Carmen Cicero, José Manuel Ciria, Victoria Civera, Nisa Chevenement, Willie Cole, Miguel Condé, Xavier Corbero, Marienne Dumas, Rachel B. Egenhoefer, Etoundi Essamba, Luis Feito, Ivonne Ferrer, Stanley Forman, Cristóbal Gabarrón, Roberto Galvao, Juan Genovés, Paul Goodnight, Luis Gordillo, Josep Grau-Garriga, Richard Hamilton, Mona Hatoum, Laura Iniesta, Kcho, Sharon Kopriva, Menchu Lamas, Antón Lamazares, Matt Lamb, Andrés Landin, Francisco Leiro, Lluis Lleó, Robert Llimós, Eva Lootz, Allie McGhee, Waltraud Maczassek, Maïs, Santi Moix, Antoni Muntades, Isabel Muñoz, Fernando Pagola, Charly Palmer, Perico Pastor, Antón Patiño, Carlos Pazos, Lee Pei, Howardeena Pindell, Josep Puigmartí, Martin Puryear, Manolo Quejido, Josep M Riera i Aragó, Tim + K.O.S Rollins, Benet Rossell, Amparo Sard, Charlie Sartwelle, Carme Solé, Reiko Sudo, Wingu Tingima, Josep Uclés, Juan Uslé, Vicenç Viaplana, Ernest Whithers, Kiersten Williams, and Cui Xiuwen.

In Sitges, home and studio of the Modernist painter Santiago Rusiñol (Barcelona 1861, Curated by Gabi Serrano) the exhibition follows the philosophy of the Cau Ferrat Museum Aranjuez 1931. It reflects the innovative spirit of the Modernist movement.

The Gabarron Foundation Carriage House Center for the Arts has been serving the Spanish and American communities since 2002 promoting the Spanish and Latin American Arts and Culture in the United States through exhibitions, seminars, and lectures. The Carriage House Center for the Arts also serves as a meeting point for people, organizations and governments to promote the exchange of world cultures. This non-profit foundation has been working closely with diverse organizations from America and Europe.

Josep Puigmarti - Featured by HOTEL DEL ARTE
Title: "Figuracio singular" , 2005
Size: 81 x 100 centimeters (width x height)

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