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Art Center host the Cosme Proenza exhibition
Art Center host the Cosme Proenza exhibition,  his essential work, a Christmas gift for Holguín. Photo: Yudit Almeida
Right in the heart of the Cuban city of the parks is exposed, from the night of this Friday and until the middle of January 2018, the work of the essential Cosme Proenza, a Christmas gift for Holguín

Variations on Matisse’s theme are the artist's proposal that includes 51 pieces grouped in two series that show the Main Hall and the Small Hall of the Provincial Center for the Plastic Arts.

With the presence of Luis Antonio Torres Iribar, first secretary of the Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba in Holguín and Julio Cesar Estupiñan Rodríguez, president of the Provincial Assembly of Popular Power, as well as culture authorities, personalities, friends and followers of the artist, The exhibition opened its doors. For the first time, these works are exposed to the public, the curatorship of the exhibition was carried out by Ángel San Juan, Josvel Vázquez and Daile Escalona.

According to Angel this painter close to turning 70 is more reflective, young and cheerful. The Small Room hosts the Tetris series, a name that is due to a game that Cosme practiced frequently, which according to the artist; represent the spatial relationships between one shape and the rest of the painting. This series also has four pieces related to the Christian religion, a recurrent reference in the work of the artist.

The work of this universal Holguin artist that today is exhibited in the Provincial Center of Plastic Arts has the pretension of those who arrive there see more than a painter to a researcher. Beyond the interpretations and knowledge of the history of art, the artist is satisfied if his work awakens feelings in the common Holguin, even when they cannot express in words what they feel.

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