María Lago: A retrospective

  • Visual arts
  • New York
  • Thu, Dec 21, 2017 —
    Sat, Jan 20, 2018
María Lago: A retrospective

The exhibition brings together the body of work that María Lago has produced over 30 years.

María Lago’s work mixes organic materials on the canvas, layer by layer, as if it was a living organism. Her work expresses the dialectic tension between nature and anticipation, perspective and context, in an attempt to rejoin spirit and matter. The strong expressionistic works employ primitive symbols and archetypal images to explore both the universal human condition and her individual experience.

About María Lago

Maria Lago is a long-time New York resident, but originally from Asturias, in Northern Spain. She studied Fine Art at the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, and was a member at The Circulo de Bellas Artes of Madrid. In New York, she studied at Parsons School of Arts. A member of the National Association of Women Artists, she exhibited her work at The Heckscher Museum, Greenwich Arts Center, The Chase Manhattan Bank, Merrill Lynch and Merrill Lynch Hispanic Heritage at the World Financial Center, the Brooklyn Arts Council, The Westchester Biennial, The College of New Rochelle, The Centro Español Manhattan, The New York National Association of Women Artists, The Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum, The Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, Oviedo, Spain, and The Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Langreo, Spain, among others.

Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Langreo, Spain, the Centro Español de Manhattan, NY, and various private collections in USA, Spain, Mexico and England.

Exhibition opening on Thursday, December 21 at 7 pm.


Venue map

Instituto Cervantes New York, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017


Gallery hours: Monday–Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm

More information

Instituto Cervantes New York


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