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Opening of the exhibition of works by ukrainian artists vasyl savchenko & uliana kulchytska
September 8, 2018

Opening of the exhibition of works by ukrainian artists vasyl savchenko & uliana kulchytska

On September 6th 2018 took place the opening of the exhibition of works by Vasyl and Uliana at the art space of Pigment Gallery in the splendid 5 star Miramar Hotel located on the top of Montjuic close to Barcelona and overlooking the whole city. This is the second CatenArt art event taking place in… Read More »

An exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography
May 13, 2018

An exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography

Olena Smaha (Ukraine) exhibited her paintings at Pigment Gallery, in Barcelona. Brief introduction to an exceptionnal contemporary art form rooted in the tradition of Slavic iconography. Paul Evdokimov famously wrote that “abstract art originates from iconography, Islamic arabesques, and the transcendental.” If Malevich made this affinity clear enough, Olena Smaha gives us a fresh understanding of this connection while still holding on to the figurative dimension of icons.  How… Read More »

Tere Unsain
September 5, 2017

Tere Unsain

I met Tere the first time a few years ago, may be ten. It was in Barcelona thanks to the introduction of her cousin Enrique. I talked  to Enrique several times about the artistic work of Tere. My first encounter with her was not only about painting but about our own life experiences and personal… Read More »

Testimony of Yaryna Shumska about Barcelona’s Residency 2016
November 24, 2016

Testimony of Yaryna Shumska about Barcelona’s Residency 2016

Yarina, artist from Ukraine,  took part in the Catena’s Residency in Barcelona last summer. She gives us her testimony… “I have so many feelings after that, but in the same time it is so difficult to express all this. I participated in different festivals and residencies before, but this one was very special for me.… Read More »