"Life Streams" explores the work, video clips, sculptures, and installations of Alberto Rey, an artist whose paintings addresses problems with id, cultural range, environmental reviews, and worldwide sustainability. As a Cuban-born artist residing in western long island nation, Rey s present paintings emphasizes his involvement along with his group and its neighborhood panorama, specially its trout streams and their surrounding surroundings. via Rey s travels from his domestic within the upstate big apple village of Fredonia to the Caribbean, Latin the USA, Europe, and to just about each country within the usa, he has won an figuring out of individuals, locations, vegetation, and fauna.
This e-book offers biographical information regarding Rey and a contextual research of his paintings. The individuals have written approximately Rey s paintings from views in response to cultural reports, identification stories, literary stories, and philosophical experiences. curiosity in his Cuban and American identities are associated with his curiosity in international tradition and his contemporary examine of fish species and environmental concerns. As such, this booklet displays present ways that spotlight consciousness on attached cultural concerns and modern matters in regards to the setting, conservation, recovery, and maintenance. Rey s paintings offers a brand new viewpoint on those themes as he combines paintings with activism on an area, neighborhood, nationwide, and foreign level."
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