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. .