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THE HUMANIZED-SHOES, Fifty Years of Painting by Dionisio Rene

Posted on Sep 5th 2015 2:28 PM

Exhibition Opening, Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 6:00pm. 

Vargas Gallery, in collaboration with the art department of Vargas University, is proud to present Fifty Years of Painting by Dionisio Rene (Cuba-1940) curated by Henry Ballate. This wide selection includes paintings from 1965 to 2015, displayed as a journey to the artist’s major periods, it aims to demonstrates Dionisio Rene as a key figure in Cuban art, and one of the most consistent and prolific painters of our time. This retrospective examines the artist as a global figure. Dionisio’s strokes continue to move even after the work is completed, its fluidity and rhythm throb and tumble around in the space between the viewer and the canvas. These outstanding examples reveal the imprint within Dionisio Rene’s hybrid style of surrealism and magic realism. This is the most ambitious show to date of the Vargas Gallery.



Vargas Gallery is Jose Maria Vargas University professional Art Gallery coordinated by the Art Department. The Vargas Gallery mission is to encourage students, faculty, and the local community to participate in a creative environment that acquires and exhibits works of art that engage in a conversation with the contemporary artworld. Through exhibitions and seminars, complemented with diverse cultural activities, Vargas Gallery aims to educate and create an ongoing dialogue with the public in the concepts of contemporary art and its role in society. By exhibiting the work of students, faculty, emerging and established international and local artists, Vargas Gallery fosters education that stimulates critical thinking and art appreciation. Our vision is to be an active participant of the art community in South Florida and abroad while enriching the quality of life and art experience of the Jose Maria Vargas University community.

Exhibition Opening, Thursday, 

October 1st, 2015 at 6:00pm. 

The exhibition will continue until 

November 1st , 2015.

Vargas Gallery is located at 8300 South Palm Drive Pembroke Pines
Viewing hours are
Mondays-Friday, 10:00 am-10:00 pm
Saturdays, 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

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