Description: The visit offers the opportunity to discover, interact and participate actively with the creators of Compostela in their very own work places.
Galería C5 and 3 renowned artists welcome visitors into their own studios to show them the creative process behind their works, from their gestation to the end result.
Throughout the tour, the guide provides historical background information, relating the artists" work with the different artistic styles present in the city.
This visit includes:
- Galería C5 Colección: contemporary art venue that promotes and exhibits Galician, Spanish and international artwork... in its different forms: from painting, sculpture, drawing, engraving, video, fashion, performance, photography or installation to interventions in nature and the city or new, more experimental media.
- Manuel Bonabal"s studio: Bonabal is an artist that has been working for more than fifteen years in the field of painting and engraving, mainly in relation to Mail Art. The journey is a recurrent theme is his artworks, characterised by their strong links to Spain"s kinetic art of the sixties.
- María Meijide"s studio: María is a young Compostela painter that specialises in travel notebooks and classical-style narrative figuration. With a surprising command of watercolours and oils, her paintings reflect her experiences in Senegal, Mexico, Germany, Italy, etc, and Santiago, transforming exterior spaces into intimate worlds.
- Tita Fraga"s studio: Tita is an artist that specialises in engraving. Her artworks present a universe of abstract geometries, in which strikingly elegant reliefs stand out.
Itinerary: Rúa do Vilar – Praza do Toural (references to Eugenio Granell Museum) – Praza de Mazarelos – Praza da Universidade (Galería C5) – Praza de San Fiz de Solovio – Rúa de Santo Agostiño – Porta do Camiño – Rúa de Bonaval (Manuel Bonabal’s studio: painting / CGAC) – Porta do Camiño – Rúa das Casas Reais (María Meijide’s studio: painting) – Praza de Cervantes – Rúa da Acibechería – Praza do Obradoiro – Rúa das Carretas (Tita Fraga’s studio: engraving).
Available for groups on request.
Departures from Turismo de Santiago Main office (Rúa do Vilar, 63).
2 hours max.
Bilingual English / Spanish.
Turismo de Santiago
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