Black Pony Gallery is presenting Faces, a new group of oil paintings by proficient Cuban artist Niels Reyes, with the on-line solo exhibition like 10 first works and operating from Oct 29 right up until November 15, 2021.
“When we encounter a face, we are right before the frontier of the Self, just before the most refined interface that can exist the most authentic expression of the human. I really do not assume I can ﬁnd a a lot more impressive subject matter to represent,” claims Reyes.
Niels Reyes, El borde del mundo, 2021. Oil on canvas.
“This exhibition demonstrates the artist’s ongoing skill to deliver his portraits to daily life with rich paint application and energized strokes. The faces arise from the canvas, seductive, sensual, persuasive, and oUen with surreal features that mesmerize,” a spokesperson explained.
:Also indeniable is that the genre of portraiture is enriched with the exercise of Niels Reyes. Just about every ﬁgure confronts the viewer and evokes near looking. At a time when masks protect portions of our deal with, parts of our identity, these painted faces have an intimacy that is refreshing and inviting.”
Cuban Curator Rigoberto Otaño explains that the artist “attempts to uncover the total of an particular person by applying components that transgress photorealistic conventions…. What an tutorial would classify as imperfections, for him are successes, indeniable reﬂections of the identity and society of a matter.”
Niels Reyes, Untitled, 3, 2021. Oil on canvas.
A spokesperson stated, “Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, Niels Reyes graduated from portray at the Increased Institute of Art [ASI] in 2006. His paintings are impressive, which may well be why he has experienced more than 10 solo exhibitions in Cuba, Spain, Switzerland, and Panama.
“In team exhibitions he has been showcased in Cuba, Denmark, France, United states, Spain, Mexico, China, Finland, Canada, Panama, Austria, Germany, England. Reyes retains the Grand Prize of the ﬁrst write-up-it modern day art competitors, 2013. He has been a resident artist in the Ministry of Lifestyle Austria, 2012 and China, 2018. Reyes life in Havana.”
The full Niels Reyes Faces Artwork Listing adhere to beneath [PDF here]:
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