Farside Gallery. Ana Albertina Delgado: Selected Drawings 1997 – 2011

From Jul 16 through Aug 28, 2011.

Ana Albertina Delgado engages in visual research focusing on the primary objectives of a woman’s history interconnecting different life stages and levels of social and cultural status. She chooses to present these sequences,

like a storybook with a cinematic perspective, in a way that might allow for the creation of a complex feminine viewpoint. She uses as a reference traditional oral country stories and myth, but also takes the contemporary city woman as a central character, using a narrative guided by ambiguous and sensual feminine elements for a dreamlike reflection on a woman’s daily life.

Today her works are included in such major collections as the Muse Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba, the Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Museum of Arts, Guadalajara University, Jalisco, Mexico, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida and The Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

Ana Albertina Delgado is a Cuban-born artist who currently lives and works in Miami. She completed her art studies at the Institutor Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba, in 1988. Together with four other artists, she founded the art group known as Pure. Ana Albertina Delgado has had several solo exhibitions in the United States and abroad.

These have included Piquet Has Left Us at Abrasion Gallery in Coral Gables, Florida, The Box of Dreams at Nina Menocal Gallery in Mexico City, Mexico and Within the Lip at the Castillo de la Real Fuerza in Havana, Cuba, among others. She also participated in numerous group exhibitions in Europe, Latin America and the United States such as Los Hijos de Guillermo Tell at the Muse de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero in Caracas, Venezuela, Cuba construe, Usual Fondoa in Bilbao, Spain, The Nearest Edge of the World: Art and Cuba Now at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York and Kuban OK, Stadische Kunsthalle in Dusseldorf, Germany, Raíces en acción, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil in Mexico City, Mexico, Expo Puré, Parallel Exhibition to the III Biennial of Havana at the Institutor Superior de Arte in Havana, Cuba, Breaking Barriers, Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Cuban Art Collection, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Arte Cuban, Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture in Miami, Florida and Muro Roto at Fred Snitzer Gallery in Miami, Florida.

Farside Gallery
1305 SW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33174
305.264.3355
farsidegallery@bellsouth.net

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