PINTORAS, A MORE THAN TEN YEARS STORY
Centro de Arte UNLP
Calle 48 nº 575 e/ 6 y 7
La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

On view 03.03.221- 08.05.2021
Opening 26.02.2021 19 hs. ig live @centrodearteunlp

Artists: Diana Aisenberg, Carla Bertone, Florencia Bohtlingk, Claudia del Río, Verónica di Toro, Silvia Gurfein, Gachi Hasper, María Ibañez Lago, Catalina León, Mariana López, Valeria Maculan, Ad Minoliti, Déborah Pruden, Inés Raiteri, Leila Tschopp, Paola Vega.

"One hot afternoon in December 2008, Adriana Minoliti visited Paola Vega in her studio in Buenos Aires. As they talked and listened to the noise of passing trains, it came up to them to imagine how their ideal exhibition would be like, what works of art they would show, whom they could call to participate. They started to write some names on pieces of paper scattered on a table and thus the ideal exhibition gave rise to a list and this repertoire of names gave form to PintorAs. All women, painters, friends, teachers or colleagues.

In 2019 PintorAs celebrates ten years of self-management for the organization of exhibitions and activities around the exploration of the limits and possibilities of painting as a device. Its foundation coincided with a time in which the exhibitions had men as the main protagonists, the debate about the participation of women in the art world was timid (I would dare to say that it was almost non-existent) and the painting was resisted to be understood as a contemporary practice. With this panorama, the objectives of the group acquired almost epic proportions..."



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