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vrijdag 15 september 2017

donderdag 29 juni 2017

Dansvoorstelling Leerlingen



                                                                         

woensdag 28 juni 2017

Los Acais


Los Acais by Charles Olsen


This portrait of Miryam is painted by the New Zealand artist Charles Olsen on an old wooden slatted blind. The title comes from the gypsy word for 'the eyes'. The painting has been included in exhibitions in Madrid, Spain (Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente (CEART) and StudioStand, 2009) and in Oporto, Portugal (Galería Geraldes de Silva, 2009).
It can be viewed by appointment in Madrid, Spain. Please contact: info@charlesolsen.es

Photos of the opening of El Paisaje de la Memoria in Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente (CEART):

dinsdag 27 juni 2017

"La Súndari"



Article in InMadrid magazine by Craig Sisterson


Painting "La Súndari" – portrait of flamenco dancer Miryam La Lucha – by New Zealand artist Charles Olsen which was displayed in the Saatchi Gallery, London.

Painted on old wooden window-shutters it reflects both the history and modernization of the city and the tradition of flamenco.

Charles has painted a number of portraits and photographed of a number flamenco dancers including Concha Jareño, Marco Flores, Karen Rubio Lugo, and his first short film "La danza de los pinceles" (The dance of the brushes) was awarded second prize in the  Flamenco Short Film Festival, Madrid. .