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Panama city new art shows. Important art exhibitions will take place over the next months in Panama City, giving art lovers the opportunity to visit several shows with different themes.
Wednesday, May 11 will be the opening of the photo exhibition “TOHOKU” by Japanese photographers at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC). This exhibition of 120 photographs shows the work of 9 Japanese photographers and the “Sendai Collection” group who have captured the day-to-day way of life in Tohoku town, in northeastern Japan. The Embassy of Japan is hosting this event.
Tohoku area was one of the areas most affected by the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Supporting the recovery and rebirth of this area, the artists have managed to capture the daily customs, nature and the social environment after the natural disaster.
Admission is free from 7.30 p.m. and from Thursday, May 12, the exhibition is open to the general public during regular Museum hours Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The exhibition will remain open until Sunday, June 26. General admission is $5 for non-residents, $3 residents, $2.50 seniors, $2 teachers and students, $1.50 children 6 to 12 and free for children under 6 years old.
For more information call 263-6155 ext. 104.
Another large exhibition will be held at the Cultural Center of Spain – “Casa del Soldado” in San Felipe where two large works by the Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, set designer and writer, Salvador Dali, will be presented from Thursday, May 12.
The exhibition is composed of two graphic works of Dalí, starting with: “Los Sueños Caprichosos de Pantagruel”, a series consisting of 25 engravings which Salvador Dalí created from the reinterpretation of an edition of novels from the sixteenth century entitled Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais which was illustrated by François Desprez. This first work will be available until Wednesday, July 6.
Later in the month, from Wednesday, July 13 to Sunday, August 28, “Las cenas de Gala” will be on display. This consists of a collection of twelve lithographs, from 1971, which Dali produced in collaboration with the chefs of the famous Maxim’s restaurant, composing images of fantasy and imagination from the dishes designed by the chefs.
For more information about these works and other projects visit www.CCECasaDeLSoldado.org Soldier House.
To add to this art bonanza, on Tuesday, May 17 the exhibition “Nadando en el Universo” by Laura Prechi will be on display at the Armónica Shop on Via Argentina.
This exceptional exhibition of paintings by the Argentinian artist, Laura Prechi, who uses the “media mix” technique, mixing acrylic and spray elements to achieve vibrant results, shows sea creatures immersed in a journey through the cosmos. The exhibition opens to the public at 7:30 p.m.