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Manolo Valdes represents his ‘Art in the Street’ in Malaga, Andalusia

'Art in the Street', Malaga
'Art in the Street', Malaga

Seventeen sculptures created by Spanish sculptor Manolo Valdes are exhibited in Malaga, a municipality of Andalusia, on the street called Calle Larious. The exhibition is taking place in the context of the program ‘Art in the Street’. Tourists and inhabitants of Malaga will have a great possibility to enjoy the exhibition until 29th March. The same exhibition was organized in Barcelona one year ago.

The main figure of Manolo Valdes’ exhibition is ‘Lilie’, a big woman’s head. There are three quite recent sculptures that were created specially for the exhibition in Barcelona: ‘Odalisca’, ‘Irene I’ and ‘Irene II’. Other interesting sculpture of that should be mentioned is ‘Lady of Elche’. It has round eyes, huge hands and a fanciful coiffure.

Manolo Valdes (Manolo Valdés) was born in 1942 in Valencia, Spain. He was a founder of group of artists called Equipo Cronica (Equipo Crónica), and had been a member of it till 1981. Besides sculpture, Manolo Valdes works in paint and mixed media. Such famous cultural workers as Rubens, Rembrandt and Matisse exacted the vast influence on his art at the start of his career. Manolo Valdes has been generally recognized and has got lots of rewards. He lives and works in Madrid and New York.

Photo is published under the public license: xcaballe.

Date: 10/03/2009

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