Vargas Gallery, in collaboration with the Art Department of Vargas University, is proud to present Tailor Boat – Representation in Post-Modern Art by Antonio Guerrero (1968) Cuban American Artist.

Opening Reception

Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6pm-10pm

Curator: Henry Ballate.

Tailor Boat, Antonio Guerrero, cuban artist, cuban art-12

One Direction


Man versus nature escaping from political reality is the central topic in Guerrero’s exhibition. Figurative paintings and drawings by Antonio Guerrero come together in this major exhibition that explores the artist’s spiritual genealogy as it relates to his Cuban-based reality and drama of the exodus. Many generations of Cubans have been born and lived in the path of the exodus. Guerrero is one of those who climbed into a secretly designed raft and floated at sea for five days; It is here that this political consequence has found so much personal material for his artistic practices and confronting us with Tailor Boat, with the exodus, with never-ending human tragedy.

Vargas Gallery is the Vargas University professional art gallery coordinated by Vargas University Department of Art. Our mission is to encourage students, faculty and the local community to participate in a creative environment that exhibits works of art which engage spectators in dialogues with the contemporary artworld. Vargas Gallery exhibits the work of emerging artists as well as national and internationally recognized professional artists.
Join us Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 6pm-10pm
The exhibition will continue until March 31, 2016. For more information, send email at:
Henry Ballate is University Professor of Art History. Specializes in Modern art, with particular interests in classical iconography, from the Renaissance to popular culture images.

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