Myra Galleries Opens in Wynwood 2/10/11

Myra Galleries Opens in Wynwood
Private reception: Thursday, February 10, 2011. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Myra Galleries
177 NW 23rd Street
Miami, FL 33127 (Wynwood Art District)
www.myragalleries.com

Myra Galleries opens its doors in Wynwood Art District on February 10th, with an exhibition featuring works by two mixed-media artists and three photographers. The gallery is the newest addition to Miami’s Wynwood Art District and it will be presenting a schedule of periodic exhibitions introducing renown and emerging international artists to the Miami’s art scene.

The opening exhibition will present works by Burhan Dogancay (B. 1929) including some of his mixed media “New York Urban Walls” and acrylic on paper woks. Burhan Dogancay is primarily known for his urban walls fascination which he transforms into art. Burhan Dogancay lives and works in New York where he has maintained a studio for 40 years. His works has been included in several auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s, as well as in museums worldwide.

Other artists on the exhibition are: Dinorah Delfin who was born in Venezuela and lives in New York City. Delfin’s signature works are provocative nude self-portraits about sex, ethics and faith; Silas Shabelewska: (B. 1953) presenting five photographic works, including Robert Indiana’s LOVE series; Vlada Krassilnikova who is a dual national of France and Russia. A professional gymnast and dancer, Vlada creates beautiful photographs of the dancers’ most intimate world and Haruna Sato, who was born in Tokyo and will present two paintings. Sato graduated from Tama Art University and has exhibited throughout Japan.

We hope you enjoy this exhibition and look forward to hosting our next new exhibition in April.

For more information about local openings and events, please visit www.miamiartguide.com

Left: Burhan Dogancay. AC. 1970. Mixed media and collage on canvas. 48 x 48 inches
Right: Silas Shabelewska. LOVE # 4. 2007. (Boys & Girls), from Homage to Robert Indiana Series. 50 x 50 inches

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