IberoAmerica: Encounter of Art and Literature at Centro Español – La Nacional, November 15th, 2013
This series of events is organized in conjunction with the Chick Boss and Cosmoarte Gallery of Alicante, Spain. The exhibition will be open from November 15th – December 11th, 2013, New York The purpose of the exhibition is to promote the art and culture of Iberoamerican countries so that they may connect and share similar identities with other communities. The exhibition presents original artwork from great masters and emerging artists from Spain, Portugal and Latin America featuring painting, sculpture, literature, poetry and music. Artists: Spain: Ignacio Burgos, Juan Genovés, Amadeo Gabino, Pérez Melero, José María Yturralde, Manolo Váldez; Portugal: Argentina: Oscar Mancera, Leopoldo Maler, Bolivia: Luis Zilveti; Chile: Iván Contreras Brunet; Colombia: Félix Ángel, Antonio Samudio, Fanny Sanín, Rosa Sanín, Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar; Costa Rica: Rafael Felo García; Cuba: Waldo Díaz Balart, Wilfrido Lam, Enrique Ubieta; Dominican Republic: Rosa Tavárez; Ecuador: Feliz Arauz, Hugo Bastidas, Enrique Castro Cid, Eduardo Kigman Riofrío, Estuardo Maldonado, Mónica Sarmiento Castillo, Velastegui, Chiza, Canstante, Enrique Tábara; El Salvador: Carlos Cañas; Guatemala: Rodolfo Abularach; Honduras: Armando Lara; México: José Luis Cuevas; Nicaragua: Omar d’León; Paraguay: Carlos Colombino; Panamá: Olga Sinclair; Perú: Alicia Ehni, Carlos Dávila, Fernando de Szyszlo; Puerto Rico: Luis Hernández Cruz; Uruguay: Julio Alpuy, Miguel Herrera Zorrilla; Venezuela: Oswaldo Vigas, Carlos Cruz Diéz. Acompanied by the reading of poetry. The present event is part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Epsilon Kappa, St. John’s Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Hispanic Honor Society. A special issue of Entre Rascacielos, the bilingual literary magazine founded in 2001 by Marie-Lise Gazarian, moderator of the Chapter and Vice President of the Northeast of Sigma Delta Pi. Dr. Gazarian started the tradition of inviting prominent guests and interview them on television, among them, Carlos Fuentes, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, José Luis Sampedro, Rosa Montero, and Mario Vargas Llosa. For over half a century, Epsilon Kappa has brought to St. John’s University some of the most important Hispanic literary figures of international stature, who stimulated broader dialogues between art and literature; a unique way of inspiring students and making a difference in their lives. Among the invited guests: Marjorie Agosín, Rafael Alberti, Fernando Arrabal, Jorge Eduardo Benavides, Juan Benet, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Camilo José Cela, Carmen Conde, Manuel Criado de Val, José Donoso, Lidia Falcón O’Neill Rosario Ferré, Isaac Goldemberg, Carmen Martin Gaite, Eduardo Lago, Josefina Leyva, Ana María Matute, Juan José Millás, Eduardo Mitre, Vanesa Montfort, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Justo Jorge Padrón, Carlos París, Gerardo Piña Rosales, Elena Poniatowska, and Luisa Valenzuela.