Carlos Estévez: Beachcomber

September 18, 2020 – January 16, 2021

Press Release

LaCa Projects presents Beachcomber, the gallery’s third solo exhibition of internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Carlos Estévez. Beachcomber is a multimedia exhibition consisting of over fifty artworks in painting, found object assemblage, and ceramics. Join us for the unveiling of a pivotal juncture in the continuous evolution of Carlos’ artistic process, with references to archetypal themes of metaphysics, transformation, and human spirituality. 

In these works, Estévez builds worlds, allegories for the tension between our microcosms of imagination and our macrocosms of existence, as we try to suspend ourselves between the two to maintain our sanity. He draws from experiences as varied as his compositions: a life started in Cuba, but with significant time in Paris, Charlotte, and in the last few decades, Miami. He bends these experiences through the conceptual lens of illuminated manuscripts, medieval texts, and contemporary philosophy, what Estévez has described as “transcriptions and translations of my everyday observations into images.”

In honor of this exhibition, a socially distant opening reception will take place at LaCa Projects on Friday, September 18th, from 3 – 8 PM. 

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