Julia Huete, winner of the Emerging Art award at ARCO 2021

Madrid, Jul 8 (EFE) .- The artist Julia Huete has been the winner of the fifth edition of the “Cervezas Alhambra de Arte Emergente” award for her work “De dos cuerpo vengo”, which can be seen these days at the art fair contemporary ARCO 2021, has informed the brand through a statement.

A work made with two pairs of chestnut wood frames on which a collection of four tapestries are stretched, combined two by two and different on each side.

The fabrics are inspired by the Nasrid lampas, a type of cloth carved in silk, formed by two warps, base and weave, which allows the elaboration of a design on its front and back.

“In addition, with this structure, the lampás were added to the elements that modulated living in the rooms of the Alhambra but that also added to the program of color, calligraphy and architecture of the palace”, adds the note.

In addition to the work of the Galician Julia Huete, visitors to the ARCO fair who come to the Cervezas Alhambra Prize for Emerging Art until next Sunday will be able to see the proposals of Antonio Fernández Alvira, Fernando García, Juan López and Belén Rodríguez, finalists of the award in this edition.

The jury for this award has been made up of Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes, director of the Andalusian Center for Contemporary Art; Luisa Espino, head of the art section of El Cultural; Manuel Segade, director of the Dos de Mayo Art Center (CA2M) of the Community of Madrid, and Marta Rincón, head of visual arts, architecture and design at Acción Cultural Española (AC / E).

Also Patrizia Sandretto, president of the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation; Rocío Díaz Jiménez, general director of the Board of the Alhambra and Generalife (On her behalf Carmen Yusty, head of the Diffusion Department of the Research and Diffusion Service) and Álvaro Trujillo, Brand Manager Territory of Cervezas Alhambra.

Alicia Ventura, curator of this initiative promoted by Cervezas Alhambra, has assured that Julia Huete’s work “is a clear example of the quality and potential of emerging Spanish artists”.


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