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Monday, January 28, 2013

Heaven and Earth: A Meditation on the Symbols of the Puerto Rican Heart

Sacred Heart of the Earth, 20" x 16", oil on canvas, 2012.

Heaven and Earth: A Meditation on the Symbols of the Puerto Rican Heart

by Tanya Torres

Heaven and Earth is a traveling exhibition of paintings inspired by spiritual symbols surviving in the heritage of Puerto Rican culture, and reinterpreted within a contemporary vision.

From the Prague Congress Centre, where it was first exhibited  in April 2012, it will now reach audiences in the community where it was inspired and created.

Heaven and Earth will be traveling  throughout East Harlem and Washington Heights during 2013, starting at:

La Casa de la Herencia Cultural Puertorriqueña
1230 Fifth Avenue, between 104 and 105 Streets, enter at 104 street and Fifth Avenue
(212) 722 - 2600 Cell (212) 470 - 8228

Exhibition Dates: January 22 to February 26

Opening Reception: February 2, 2013, 7:30 p.m.

Free Bookmaking Workshop: Saturday, February 9th, 2:30-4:30 p.m. (Snow date: Feb. 16), limited to 12, reserve by emailing me: tanyaetorres[at]yahoo.com. The Bookmaking Workshop is full. Email me to sign up for a waiting list for the next available workshop.

Noche de arte, letras y vida: Tertulia, February 9th, 7:30-9:00 p.m. (Snow date: Feb. 16)

Artist Talks for visiting groups throughout the month (Inquire with La Casa)

For more information, and other exhibition sites, please visit this page.

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