"Life Streams" explores the work, video clips, sculptures, and installations of Alberto Rey, an artist whose paintings addresses problems with identification, cultural range, environmental stories, and worldwide sustainability. As a Cuban-born artist residing in western ny nation, Rey s present paintings emphasizes his involvement together with his neighborhood and its neighborhood panorama, specially its trout streams and their surrounding atmosphere. via Rey s travels from his domestic within the upstate big apple village of Fredonia to the Caribbean, Latin the US, Europe, and to just about each kingdom within the usa, he has received an knowing of individuals, areas, plant life, and fauna.
This publication presents biographical information regarding Rey and a contextual learn of his paintings. The members have written approximately Rey s paintings from views according to cultural experiences, identification reviews, literary reports, and philosophical reviews. curiosity in his Cuban and American identities are associated with his curiosity in international tradition and his fresh learn of fish species and environmental concerns. As such, this booklet displays present methods that spotlight consciousness on hooked up cultural matters and modern issues in regards to the atmosphere, conservation, recovery, and maintenance. Rey s paintings presents a brand new point of view on those themes as he combines paintings with activism on a neighborhood, nearby, nationwide, and overseas level."
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Extra resources for Life Streams: Alberto Rey's Cuban and American Art (SUNY Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)
Graciela Victoria Rey, Rey’s first baby, used to be born. Rey all started the Balsas Artifacts sequence and Studio Retablos and began the SAREP adolescence Fly Fishing application (Dunkirk, New York). He was once chosen to the recent York starting place for the humanities, Artist Advisory Board, manhattan, long island. Rey reviews: “My mom sought after me to compliment her in order that she might proportion her thoughts of particular destinations in Cuba, whereas additionally introducing me to kinfolk.