Alberto Lescay Merencio
|Alberto Lescay for the first time in Matanzas|
By: Bárbara Vasallo Vasallo
|August 15, 2007|
As a pleasant surprise at the summer season, the
famous Cuban painter and sculptor Alberto Lescay will be exhibiting his
work, from August 11th until the first days of September, in Matanzas .
The main hall of the Pedro Esquerre galery, will be the stage for the public to enjoy of this personal exhibition made by Lescay. Called Tambor de fuego (Fire Drum), it has paintings, drawings and small and big sculptures.
The artist, born in Santiago de Cuba province, expressed his satisfaction for meeting for the first time with the public of Matanzas , a city called the Athens of Cuba. On Saturday night he was the guest at the show Invitación Entre Puentes (Invitation between Bridges), presented by the critic Fernando Rodríguez Sosa.
On August 12th, there was the presentation of a multimedia that shows the live and work of Lescay. This presentation is expected to be held at the gallery Pedro Esquerré. The 13th in the morning local artists joined the guest at the doorway of the cultural institution to make a plastic work.
The long day to pay tribute to the also president of the Caguayo Foundation, responsible in Cuba of the monumental sculptures, will end with the resent number of the Casa del Caribe magazine that is printed in Santiago de Cuba. The presentation will be made by Lorenzo Jardines, deputy director of the cultural entity.
Alberto Lezcay, is the author of the monumental equestrian sculpture of Antonio Maceo, located at the Revolution Square of the same name in Santiago de Cuba . He has several recognitions and awards in national and international competitions.
Haitian People and Government Thank Cuba for its Solidarity
Participants unveiled a bust of Toussaint Louverture, hero of Haitian Independence, which was made and designed by Cuban sculptor Alberto Lescay.
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