Saturday, July 30, 2016

Exhibition: José García Cordero: “Tales from the Caribbean Nights” - show runs through Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery — New York, NY USA

(Image: 'Welcome to the Caribbean II: Playa Popa' by José García Cordero)
“Tales from the Caribbean Nights” June 11-July 30, 2016
at the Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery NYC
Exhibition: José García Cordero: “Tales from the Caribbean Nights” - Grand Opening Reception on Saturday, June 11, 2016 @ 8:00pm; show runs through Saturday, July 30, 2016 at Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery — New York, NY USA; Where: Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery NYC; Location: 139 Eldridge St., Lower East Side, New York, NY 10002; Tel: (646) 478-8055; Email:
Event Description: “Lyle O. Reitzel opens its new space in NY with García Cordero - Lyle O. Reitzel Contemporary Art Gallery, founded in Santo Domingo in 1995, launches its new branch in New York at 139 Eldridge Street, located at the heart of Lower East Side in Manhattan, a few blocks away from the New Museum and where more than 200 galleries specialized in avant-garde art. LOR NY announces its grand opening on June 11th, 2016 with the first ever solo show in New York by dominican artist living in Paris, José García Cordero: 'Tales from the Caribbean Nights' - a body of work consisting of ten paintings, most of them unedited, produced in acrylic on linen, covering the period of 2005-2016. The paintings of García Cordero captivate at first sight for their multiple meanings, reflecting the duality of his personal experience and the conflicts between two worlds: the European and Caribbean cultures ...”Read more: Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-Facebook
About the Artist, José García Cordero: “García Cordero (b. 1951, Santiago, Dominican Republic), studied painting with the dominican Master Hernández Ortega. In 1977, running away from Balaguer’s dictatorship, he moves to Paris in a voluntary exile, where he studies Contemporary History in the University of Vincennes. During his successful career for over thirty years, he has received multiple recognitions, such as the "Gold Medal" granted by the Senate of the Republic of France, the “Gold Medal” in the 1st and 3rd Edition of the Caribbean Biennale at Museum of Modern Art in Santo Domingo, among others. His works have been exhibited in important group and solo shows in galleries, museums, art fairs and institutions in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States ...”Read more: All Events NY-Lyle O. Reitzel-García Cordero
About Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery: “Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery, established in Santo Domingo in 1995, announces the opening of a new branch in New York City, located at 139 Eldridge St., in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a few blocks from the New Museum and in an area populated by over 200 galleries specializing in international art. Since 1995, Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery opens its doors in Santo Domingo and focuses its efforts in supporting the new artistic tendencies of the Dominican Republic, Latin America and the Caribbean. For the 2006-2010 period, it establishes itself at Wynwood Art District, Miami. For nearly two decades, being Santo Domingo its main platform, and faithful to its aesthetic proposal supporting the new, strange and extravagant, it has organised a series of exhibitions in galleries and museums in the great capitals of the world, while also taking part in several prestigious international art fairs like, ARCO 1997, Madrid, where the gallery was invited and its participation was curated by Octavio Zayas. It has also been part of ArteBa, Buenos Aires, Zona MACO, Mexico, CONTEXT Art Miami during Art Basel, and has been invited twice to VOLTA NY during the Armory Show, featuring a Solo Show by artist Gerard Ellis, as well as PULSE Miami, SCOPE Miami/New York, MiART, Milan, here the gallery featured two solo shows, by García Cordero and Bedia respectively. Also, KIAF, Korea, where it was invited to the Latin American Pavillion, and PINTA London, exhibiting “Black & White/ Rock n’ Roll”, by García Cordero, among other international participations ...”Read more: Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-About
For further information: Lyle O. Reitzel and Lyle O. Reitzel Gallery-Facebook. Related Articles: All Events NY-Lyle O. Reitzel-García Cordero and O. Reitzel-NYC Opening.

"Concierto Único" José García Cordero, 23 July 2014 - video by LORGallery

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