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Successful opening of three exhibitions at the art center CADA

12 Apr

Last Thursday, on the 7th of April, the Art Center of Alcoy CADA opened its doors to inaugurate three exhibitions at a time: “Picasso and the Mediterranean”, Mónica Jover Calvo‘s “Panorámicas” and the video art “Fluido elemental”. The art center was almost at its full capacity.

The artist Mónica Jover, together with Joan Peiró -Vice-chancellor of culture for the Polytechnic College of Valencia- and Robert Sellés -Director of the Social and Culture Area of the CAM- were in charge of giving speeches and presenting the collections. Around a hundred people came to see the exhibitions, among them artists, friends, professionals of the sector and people interested in art.

Here you can see some images of the event.

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Mónica Jover and Picasso: Mediterranean landscapes in the CADA

17 Mar

On April, the 7th, the art exhibition Panorámicas will take place in Alcoi’s recently opened Art Center CADA. The exhibition will show the most recent works of Mónica Jover, an artist specialized in depicting landscapes, particularly of the most interior area of the province of Alicante, in Spain. Parorámicas will be the complement of Picasso’s pieces collection Picasso and the Mediterranean which will be opened at the same time at the art center, filling out CADA’s proposal for this spring, a homage to the Mediterranean culture.

Picasso and the Mediterranean is a collection of etchings, ceramics and illustrated books by Pablo Picasso where he represents, on several objects, his particular view of the culture impregnating the countries at the Mediterranean seashore. Mónica Jover’s Panorámicas, on the other side, is a collection of canvases where the Mediterranean mountainous landscape is represented from the artist’s point of view. She establishes a dialog with her surroundings, becoming the interlocutor with nature. The result is pictures where the inner and outer side of landscape is represented.

Clicking here you can see the invitation: Panorámicas by Monica Jover

Díptico 1- 190 x 160 Acrylic on canvas 2011

Being somewhere else

4 Feb

 

Octubre number one– Acrylic on canvas 160 x 190 cm.

The rain in Spain doesn’t fall mainly in the plain

17 Dec

But over mountains.

Red Rain- Acrylic on canvas- 65 x 73 cm.

Behind the top (El Puig)

28 Jul

There is always a high mountain to climb. Enormous, single, powerful… almost unreacheable. I try to foul my mind and see already “behind the top”. What wonderful view is waiting for me? With which new perspective I will see the world?

Red Pump

28 Jul

Red Pump, 2010. 60 x 55 cm. Acrylic on canvas.

If I had to define this picture, I will say that is a visual haiku. As for me it shares some of its characteristics. As A.C. Missias defines it a haiku is “a poetry marked by brevity, reality, nature/seasonality, a moment’s duration, and insight or intuition”.

It shares as well the most usual shape for haikus:

“This bell curve (See Highly Technical Figure I) can be seen as a distribution of haiku along an axis of, say, objective <——–> subjective, and most haiku will tend to group in the center. There are some poems that are far more subjective than the haiku norm, and others than the haiku norm, and others that are far more objective, but the bulk, the haiku most typical of the genre, can be expected to array themselves toward the middle of the curve.”

Haiku figure resembling a pump

For me, the picture Red Pump is a haiku in the way its meaning is structured and in its visual structure.