Costa Rican artist paints himself through history
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Costa Rican artist paints himself through history

Amanda Zúñiga - November 24, 2015

Painter Fernando Obando has embraced a new and ambitious project – one that, according to the artist, is the very first of its type. The artist's new exhibit…

New gallery to be inaugurated during the Art City Tour
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New gallery to be inaugurated during the Art City Tour

Elizabeth Lang - November 20, 2015

Tonight's Art City Tour, the periodic and popular event that brings josefinos out in droves for free visits to participating museums and galleries, will feature a brand-new stop: an art…

Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’
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Arcadio Esquivel exhibits his best-known comic, ‘Wences’ World’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 24, 2015

Cartoonist Arcadio Esquivel, who has been part of the team at The Tico Times since 1983 with his editorial cartoons, is the subject of a new exhibit at…

Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids
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Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids

Amanda Zúñiga - October 16, 2015

Art and social work join forces tonight as Man Yu Fung and other renowned artists unite with the Costa Rican Heart Foundation, the United for Childhood Foundation…

Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center celebrates 70 years
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Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center celebrates 70 years

Amanda Zúñiga - October 10, 2015

The Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center (CCCN) is celebrating 70 years as cultural bridge between the United States and Costa Rica. It is an English teaching center, but also…

New movement pairs seasoned artists with up-and-comers
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New movement pairs seasoned artists with up-and-comers

Elizabeth Lang - August 23, 2015

The art gallery Artflow has officially inaugurated its first edition of an innovative new creative project: the Somos Dos series of exhibits, which pair the work of…

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MADC exhibit ‘Over View’ showcases 47 videographers from 8 countries

Robert Isenberg - May 20, 2015

https://vimeo.com/66476691 An anonymous man talks about loneliness. We can hear his voice during a crackly telephone interview. There are long pauses between sentences, but we don’t see…

TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound
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TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound

Robert Isenberg - April 17, 2015

Everywhere you look in Costa Rica, there is a guachimán watching the street. He might be sitting in a chair. He might be pacing back and forth.…

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Artist Justin Griffin-Zúñiga receives first solo show in Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - April 16, 2015

[caption id="attachment_62154" align="alignright" width="426"] Courtesy of Justin Griffin-Zúñiga[/caption] In the painting “Vendedor de Copos,” an elderly man stands before a wooden stand. He wears a bushy mustache…

Strolling the Art Walk circuit
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Strolling the Art Walk circuit

Elizabeth Lang - April 13, 2015

As soon as you walked onto Avenida Escazú for the Art Walk, art was there to amuse you in every way possible. Art was present in this…