The opening of international Collage Art Exhbition took place on 12th April 2019 in Retroavangarda Gallery in Warsaw. Honorary patronage over the exhibition was shared by 3 Embassies: Embassy of Argentina, Embassy of Brazil, Embassy of Peru. The event was honored by the presence of H.E. Ana Maria Ramirez – Ambassador of Argentina and H.E. Alberto Salas Barahona – Ambassador of Peru. Many guests and artists arrived at the exhibition from various polish cities, there were also visitors from abroad. Karina Suarez, the author of three collages presented on the exhibition came from as far as Argentina. Sara Vattano, a young, talented collage artist travelled from Sicily and from the Netherlands – Ankie van Dijk, the author of a series of wonderful, minimalistic pieces also presented on the exhibition.
The exhibition gives insight into current trends in collage art, as most pieces date from 2 last years. The oldest ones are from the 1970s by William Hemmerdinger – master of collage from the USA.
The exposition in Retroavangarda Gallery showcases 224 pieces by the following artists:
Marcia Albuquerque / Tom Amoretti / Barrakuz / Allan Bealy / Walter Brovia / Andrea Burgay / Marta Caban / Angela Caporaso / Jérôme Cavailles / Adriana Cilloniz / Da Collages / Robin Colodzin / Tomasz Damm / Maks Dannecker / Demetrio Di Grado / Claire Dinsmore / John Andrew Dixon / Cinzia Farina / Rhed Fawell / Antonio Martin Ferrand / Geronimo Finn / Louis Fishauf / Stefan Fuchs / Antagonica Furry / Sandra Gea / Barbara Gibson / Radek Grabowski / Emilia Gutiérrez / William Hemmerdinger / Angela Holland / Aram Huerta / Marta Ignerska / Sacha Itchi / Gene Johnson / Kaja Kant / Kamil Emanuel Klonowski / Anna Kłos / Grzegorz Kozera / Anna Krejbich / Marcin Królewicz / Peter Krsak / Lucyna Krzywik / Rafał Kucharczuk / Allen Ladd / Leo Litha / Petra Lorenz / Olga Lupi / Dorothee Mesander / Dariusz Mlącki / Sibylle Möndel / Marcos Montenegro / Koji Nagai / Sergey Nehaev / Joey Patrick / Veronica Penagos / Pep Quer / Maria Elisa Quiaro / Sabine Remy / Daniel Rodriguez / Ewa Rosłoniec-Czobodzińska/ Mauricio Planel Rossiello / Alvaro Sanchez / Catarina Santos / Jonathan Sirit / Nikki Soppelsa /Pere Sousa / Michael Stephens / Karina Suarez / Magda Tertelis / Patrizia Tictac / Ankie van Dijk/ Sara Vattano / Tania Verhasselt / Pola Vesper / John Washington / Andrzej Wieteszka
The curator of the exhibition is Anna Kłos, an academic lecturer, who wrote her PhD thesis about collage art.
The exhibition is widely promoted in the press, Internet and TV. Information about the exhibition was published in main polish magazines, both in print and online:
ELLE Nr 6/2019
Dobre Wnętrze Nr 4/2019
Gala Nr 10/2019
Claudia Nr 05/2019
Weranda – 5 wystaw, które warto zobaczyć wiosną
As well as in the prestigeous Kolaj Magazine
A relation from the opening of the exhibition was also emitted in TVN24 in ‘Wstajesz i Weekend’ programme [13.04.2019]
Polskie Radio Czwórka, Stacja Kultura
International Collage Art Exhibition
Opening of the exhibition: 12th April 2019
The exhibition will be open until 15th June 2019
Address: Galeria Retroavangarda Jerozolimskie Business Park
Aleje Jerozolimskie 146D, 02–305 Warszawa
The exhibition is organized under the honorary patronage of:
Embassy of Argentina
Embassy of Brazil
Embassy of Peru
Illustrations on the poster and promotional materials: Aram Huerta