The artist behind the concept.
Work, Matías Sánchez. Oil.
Today AUTUMN begins.
The landscapes change, it’s time to enjoy colours through art.
Work, Ana B. Oil.
On the occasion of the 2nd Hispanoamerican Festival of writers in Los Llanos de Aridane, The Gallery has been a meeting point for some authors (Rosa Beltrán, Mónica Lavín, …)
We wish you a happy stay and thank you very much for the visit.
Masterful integration of local trends to share the future.
“Because I live in La Palma” and my contents and arguments are to encompass the little delicious space of the island, I embrace its beauty and confine it onto canvas, with my oils as my allies, tones and textures.
Nature always in the background is drifting reverie.
Rest and calm the mind.
A fresh fan of colors.
The Galería García de Diego offers a fantastic variety of works by contemporary artists, in this case we have new work by HELMUT KIESEWETTER where he describes in a poetic and existential way the route of our earthly being, the presence, the absence, and the moments of human fear.
Carmen Cólogan visits us and presents today in Los Llanos de Aridane a mural on the Calle Real, commissioned by the Illustrious City Hall of Los Llanos de Aridane. Carmen offers us a new concept of the landscape of La Palma, passionate and emotionally charged.
Title: ¡¡ve pelando papas!! Artist, Matías Sánchez. Oil 130x162cm.
The gallery will keep the doors open during the month of August as well as preparing upcoming exhibitions.
We wish you a Happy Summer!!!
Surprise!! New mural for “la Ciudad en el Museo” in Los Llanos de Aridane. A theme close to the island “El Plátano”.
Thanks to the Town Hall of Los Llanos de Aridane and the Artist Carmen Cólogan for beautifying and enriching the artistic heritage of our city.
Interaction between artwork, colour and installation (tubes).
The installation of the patio alternates and varies depending on the color of the artwork.
Work Ana B.
We celebrate three years of opening. Between wooden beams, corten steel, cement and lots of nature we find a rich and bright space with the traces and style of each of our artists.
I encourage you to visit us
Where light and colour provide visual spectacles.
Installation “Reavivar” cardboard, Ana B.
Groups of recycled tubes occupy part of the garden, in harmony with the landscape and its vegetation; they evoke interiors and places of loss and propose to meditate on the cycle of life.
Artist: CARMEN CÓLOGAN,
Islarios IV. Árbol del Pan. Oil on wood, 78x60cm. “Starting from the real tree, I make a tree more mine, more intimate, more personal.”
Interview with artist HELMUT KIESEWETTER by the Association of Writers and Journalists of Syria
Discover art in our environment, in the play of light and shadow, in the movement of a leaf in the wind or in the dance of water.
Courtyard of the gallery.
Behind the scenes.
Everything can be “art” whenever it is admirable. The flexibility of the space and our interaction with it, leads what is the Gallery … artists, paintings, sculptures, videos, photographs, installations … FIND PLACE AND SENSE IN THIS.
“DIALOGUE IN SILENCE”
Work, Ildefonso Aguilar.
35 x105 cm
Original energy, I sit up to contemplate a stalk of grass.
Discover art and do it everyday.
I discover light and color every day and that is the energy of life.
Patio of the gallery.
The nature, always a source of inspiration.
Work. Ana Brigida Oil 120 x 100 cm
Work, César Rodríguez.
One of the usual moments …
Pure color and expressionist.
Color is the trigger, along with expressiveness and forms.
A picturesque place
LIGHT OF MINIMALISM
Patio of the gallery.
Installation of Ana Brígida with sculpture by Erwin Heckmann
New work by HELMUT KIESEWETTER.
Reference to the natural world and the way we try to contain and control, manipulate and exploit nature.
Author, César Rodríguez.
Still life 80x65cm. Acrylic. New environment, new vision, new owner.
Creative force, memory and truth of the artist, plurality of senses, experience of perception, …
Everything to deepen the greater sense of existence.
A new project for the Gallery. Still life: Ana Brígida. Oléo 180x140cm.
A rich and warm palette of colors provides an architecture of fascinating vitality.
Installation. Ana Brigida
After half a year that Manuel Pereda de Castro has left us, he continues his pleasant, valuable and unforgettable memory and today we remember him as a friend and great ARTIST.
“Your prints are still with us”
Author HUGO PITTI.
CHARACTERS imagined meet with other real. The landscape, the history, the novel, poetry and other elements, is shown as essential within the whole.
We have received an unexpected and surprising visit from our friend Rothko, leaving his light and inspiration.
Ana Brígida (La Palma).
Unique and profound vision of the contemporary palm landscape. Documentary interest and artistic value.
Symbiosis of the pictorial work of Ildefonso Aguilar with the sculptural work of Erwin Heckmann. The result is a traditional and cultured austerity in which they dialogue (present, past and future).
Here Kiesewetter obtains transit phenomena, images that are displaced by subtle voltage relations in transient current and vibration.
Author CARMEN CÓLOGAN.
Symbiosis of geographies of isolation, home, city, garden, labyrinth, concentration …
Sculpture by HUGO PITTI, inspired by poems by Arturo Maccanti, poet of pain and melancholy.
This work can be purchased in the gallery.
Author HELMUT KIESEWETTER
60x60cm. The work of Helmut shows itself, from itself and for itself; show, appear in full authority, in full magnificence.
ANA B. looks at what is not seen, making the air tangible energy … (the emotional and sensations).
Author, Matías Sánchez, oil 33x24cm. Small format with expressionist character. Casual nuances between Matías and Ana B.
“Painting and nature”. David Méndez – acrylic on canvas 81x116cm.
Behind that enveloping aesthetic that encompasses everything, hides an inviting appeal to feel.
Objective: to achieve that the inert generates emotion in the public.
Artist: Jörg Plickat. Bronze.
Objective: to achieve that the inert generates emotion in the public.
Artist: Ildefonso Aguilar. Mixed media, 150x150cm
The interest for the fragment and the detail take him to produce an insular landscape with a discourse close to the abstract.
With the musical evening enlivened by concertists ROSINA HERRERA, FERNANDA ALONSO and GORETTY PEÑA, once again García de Diego Gallery thanks and expresses the best wishes to the artists for the great musical interpretation “of great expressive force”, to Seca Herrera ( commissioner) and the public for their assistance.
Sculptor, Erwin Heckman.
When working with found elements loaded with memory, the creative process releases collective energy.
Sculptures by LOTHAR BRIX.
The objective: to highlight the enormous expressive potential of the human condition.
Colour, in the work of PETER HERMANS is key, because it provokes in the spectator an intense, immediate reaction of emotions.
The color, in the work of PETER HERMANS, is key because it provokes in the spectator an intense, immediate reaction of emotions.
Artist, LOTHAR BRIX “Partitura alegre”. Art, music, philosophy, science… this diversity in shades of color and nature of the environment.
Artist, Ildefonso Aguilar.
Elegance and soft chromatism, lightness of composition … are hallmarks of one of our most international artists.
Artist: David Méndez.
The recent paintings of this artist transits between the paths of the landscape, understanding as representation the introspective expression of emotions, thoughts and praiseworthy studies of color.
Visit of the director of the García de Diego Gallery to ARCOmadrid 2019.
Work: CARMEN CÓLOGAN.
A showcase focused on creativity, modernity and graphics.
His personal pictorial language determines the essence of his enigmatic work. A new way of seeing, conceiving and representing reality.
Bronze sculpture “MEDITATION” Author PETER HERMANS.
The relationship between women and men is something that interests me.
Artwork by DAVID MÉNDEZ. Exceptional works, combine content and beauty, a very interesting conjunction.
Author, PETER HERMANS (Heerlen, Netherlands).
A few days ago we said goodbye to Arco 2019. Celebrate the increase of visits, sales, galleries …. but there is already talk of Arco 2020 dedicated to the theme “THE FUTURE” IS ONLY A QUESTION OF TIME and surely the best edition of the last decade.
Author, PETER HERMANS
Oil on canvas. 130x97cm
Canvases full of energy that Peter visualizes. Unique places (La Isla) full of vitality where you can relax and unwind.
This work can be purchased in the gallery or on our website.
Three new works by the artist HELMUT KIESEWETTER 2019.
With a great activity Helmut accompanies us on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (12.00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) during this month; discovering his work.
Do not forget to visit us !!
Artist: MATÍAS SÁNCHEZ. Seville.
Oil on canvas. Two colors that define him (expression and freedom).
Today we present a new artwork, in oil, by Ana Brígida; characterized by a realistic aesthetic, naturalist, impressionist and an almost monocolor chromatism.
Artist: PETER HERMANS, acrylic on canvas, still life.
“Beber del paraíso”.
Author, HELMUT KIESEWETTER.
Ohne Titel 50×70. Öl auf Leinwand. Body wellbeing, healthy calm … light, brightness, color.
Work of HELMUT KIESEWETTER
Oil on gold leaf and wood.
Two brilliant works that go from La Palma to Germany.
He digs a furrow in the night of the unseen to lovingly snatch blocks of the visible, or even more often by force, by strokes and spots
ERWIN HECKMANN is a connection artist (past-present), connecting industry and environment.
Artist: LOTHAR BRIX
Mixed technique. This work with its exquisitely designed and documented colors and textures is nothing more than the guarantee of its individuality.
LITTLE visitors and future artists attended the gallery, very calmly attended with much interest and left us much tenderness. A cordial greeting to the address of the School “Sagrada Familia” and teachers who pleasantly shared the meeting.
Artist Carmen Còlogan.
Series Islarios, tree archipelago in which exotic specimens are added, feeding on the highest light.
New space and new views.
Artist, PETER HERMANS
Table with fish.
Artist: HELMUT KIESEWETTER. 115 x 82 x 4 cm, Oil on canvas.
The plasticity of his artwork is both a sensory-sensual as a visual experience.
Artist HELMUT KIESEWETTER. Ohne titel. 90x120x3cm. Oil on canvas.
“Memory of a visual remembrance”.
Artist: HELMUT KIESEWETTER
Ohne titel 73 x 100 x 3 cm 2018. Oil on canvas.
Its originality is greater the darker the reserves and the more unexplored the corners, of which the images feed simultaneously.
Artist: HELMUT KIESEWETTER.
Oil on canvas. 50 x 70 x 2,5 cm. “Play of colour, light and shadows”.
Moments from the opening of the exhibition of HELMUT KIESEWETTER’s art. A contemporary artistic exercise in all of its valuable variety of disciplines.
A few hours before the opening of the next exhibition with works of HELMUT KIESEWETTER.
“IN COLOUR – Light and Space”
Artist: PETER HERMANS. “Harp player in the garden.” Oil on canvas.
We look and intimate with the paradisiacal environment of our island.
Work by MATÍAS SÁNCHEZ. Gatos, one of the painter’s favourite subjects (oil on paper) 20 x 25 cm
Artist: PETER HERMANS.” Painting the wind”. 115x160cm
Artist: PETER HERMANS.
Title “King and Queen”. Oil and acrylics. An excellent composition of shapes and colours.
Sculptor Lothar Brix.
“Contemporary Head no. 3”
New space, new view.
Artwork by Pereda de Castro. The title is “Yin y Yang, black and white”. Two concepts to represent the existing in the Universe. Originating as an object for the gaze, not of reality, but of feelings (words of the author).
Artwork in which we recognize art. As always, matter, volumen, proportion and movement… Author: Pereda de Castro.
Huge succes from Dúo Xistra (Nerea Rodríguez and Juan Cernada). We thank the people who came and who, with their presence sponsor the musical life of La Palma.
Artwork: Lothar Brix
Title “waiting for the next concert” which will be the 28th December.
Your light always will shine through our windows, PEREDA DE CASTRO, rest in peace, friend and artist.
“They aren’t visions of reality, but visions of feelings”
PEREDA DE CASTRO
Pieces that go and pieces that come to be enjoyed and admired like they deserve.
All ready for DÚO XISTRA, Nerea Rodríguez and Juan Cernada IN CONCERT.
Simple and fluid forms mark the art from Pereda de Castro. Polished and lacquered corten steel, 140×70.
This work found a new place. “Live in silence”, a space where visual tranquility reigns.
Artpiece 190 x 120 cm, by Ana Brígida.
Author: Peter Hermans. Title “Garajonay” 100 X 150.
We fell exhausted after the inauguration, after having achieved the objectives of changing artists and and retouching in the gallery, which we do about every two months. Artists of whom we feel very proud to be special, different and unique
Original bronze sculpture, one piece “Meditation” by Peter Hermans’.
Intersection of volumes, decomposition of forms, superposition of levels…
Artist Peter Hermans.
Still life (Table with Fish). Acrylics on canvas.
The light of the island has been an essential part of his work.
On the 19th October, we present our new exhibition.
Independent and free characters that illuminate the world.
Artists: Lothar Brix (Germany) and Ilidio Candja Candja (Portugal).
Image of an artwork by Erwin Heckmann.
He takes advantage of found iron objects, removes their context and transforms them into works of art with beauty and humor.
The forest. Ana Brígida.2018
The Galería García de Diego does not work with a specific style or generation; they are authors that interest us with very different languages.
Remembering an intimate moment in the courtyard of the gallery, with friends, among them the sculptor Pereda de Castro accompanied by the artist Rodrigo de Paiz and the architect Tilman.
Sculptures of Lothar Brix destination Germany.
The screwdriver is an essential in the gallery and of course workmanship…
THE ARTWORK SND ITS SURROUNDING.
Artist: Carmen Cólogan.
“Islarios I – BAOBAB”.
While painting a tree, we should feel we are elevating (words of the artist)
Organizing future expository work and marking upcoming objectives
Our goal is to modify the SPACE in search of new RELATIONS, textures, nuances and forms so that the public feels good.
Artist: Ildefonso Aguilar.
Giclée print with pigmented inks on paper.
High degree of purity, “synonym of freedom”.
Contrast between naked warmth and the coldness of of the stone.
Author: Lothar Brix
“El Grafiti” 90 X 110 cm. Mixed technique.
Creates his own colour code. Considers colour as the most important element for developing spiritual and expressive values.
Author: Erwin Heckmann. “This bird does not exist”.
His sculptures have a spiritual as well as an earthly presence.
Artist: Pedro Fausto. Oil on wood.
100 x 75 “Las Mimbreras”.
In words of the artist: the nobility and quality of the substance is more important than the forms in which it manifests itself.
Author: Lothar Brix
Work: busts – heads
Diverse materials (cement, marble dust, volcanic ash…).
In an almost primitive way, he models dynamic forms and expresses emotions of the human being.
Artist: David Méndez.
Title: “Pintura y naturaleza”. Acrylic on linen.
In his paintings, a process of transformation, parallel to nature, takes place, a constant and improbable change in order, harmony and repetition…
Author: Ilidio Candja Candja
Acrylic on canvas 160 X 130 cm
To exercise the way of looking and the transmition of aesthetic values is the main objective of the Galería García de Diego
Author: Ana Brígida. Oil on canvas.
“The forest is kind and powerful… emotion, respect… in silence I share it’s peace”
Artist: Carmen Cólogan. Title: “Islarios. Platanera”. Oil on wood.
“From the islands, on the other side of the Atlantic, you can see between the reddish sands of the desert large columns of shrubs, forests that cover canvases and a territory that transforms the landscape into a new look at the world” (words of the artist).
Artist Matías Sánchez
Oil on linen
A colourful agitation of characters invite the visitor to see his exhibition, dedicated to the island of La Palma.
Artist: Pereda de Casro. Title: “El nudo”.
Words of the artist: Art is creation; the first abstract expression is born with the Big Bang, it’s evolution is the creation of forms, of the concrete; the spirit of the concrete is the abstract.
Artist: Ildefonso Aguilar. Title: “Soledades V”.
In his work, the artist unravels the silences and voids, the beating of the earth beneath the apparent stillness of the surface, the solitude of the landscape.
Artist: David Méndez.
Title: “Casas con paisaje”.
The artist gives importance to the parallelism that is established between man and nature as creators, coupled with intuitive construction.
Artist: David Méndez. Title: “Creatura arbórea”
The work of this artist brings us closer to his particular way of perceiving his environment.
Luisa Gutiérrez del Peso
Her work was magnificent. We wish her a rewarding, thriving and fascinating future.
“The Gallery is not only a place to sell art but a space to have conversations and create an atmosphere to make culture”
Author: Lothar Brix.
Title: “Anémonas Negras”.
Meaning + Communication = Fun
Artwork: “Sobremesa gravitatoria” by César Rodríguez.
The strength of this still life lies in the evocation of sensory, gustatory, olfactory and tactile experiences.
Everything is ready for the concert the evening of 23rd July .
Luisa Gutiérrez del Peso. “MIS MANOS EN EL CELLO DEL TIEMPO”.
Artwork by Hugo Pitti. Oil on canvas. “Madam Butterfly”.
Hugo keeps surprising us with his artwork: magical, fantastic, big…
Installation by Ana Brígida “Redeemed nature”. A rich artwork because of its descriptive content that, at the same time, informs and delights us.
Art by Hugo Pitti. Oil on canvas
“Don Clavelón”. New work in the Galería García de Diego.
Artist: Pedro Fausto. Oil on wood.
Force of attraction of our environment. Landscapes supported on geometric structures, volumes, lines and colours.
Brilliant work by Ilidio Candja Candja, oil on canvas. 130 x 130
Exercise of wisdom.
Artist Carmen Cólogan
Irrealism, concept with which the author identifies her painting.
Moments from the opening of “Redeemed Nature”.
Ilįdio Candja Candja, african artist, native of Mozambique, resides in Porto (Portugal). Nostalgic echoes of tradition, but leaving space for elements of actual culture.
Painting and sculptures.
Experimenting is ok, but being coherent and sensible with the environment.
Colour, freshness, light….
Artwork by David Méndez.
Coming in always offers emotions.
Lothar Brix. Title “Buenas noches”.
This personal affinity makes me like his artwork.
Sculptures by Lothar Brix.
There is always something to discover, something that teaches you, something that surprises you.
Compatible with the environment?
Let’s think about the environment that surrounds us and the obligation we have about improving our behaviour.
“The sound of his thoughts”
Art by Lothar Brix
Art by Lothar Brix.
Two words to live by.
Artist: Ildefonso Aguilar
A personal language, a singular discourse that makes him different.
Author: Ana Brígida. Oil
The art that excites, that of the places worth knowing.
The art that we admire, that makes us vibrate is the art that captures us.
Artwork by Hugo Pitti. “La musa del arte”.
Artwork by Lothar Brix
It combines figuration and abstraction. The treatment of the material or use of gesture personalizes his work.
A small and hidden place, a favorite of artists with a taste of the authentic, captivates their tranquility to create and rest.
Artist: Hugo Pitti. Artwork: Pasión y Crucifixión (Triptych)
Reinterpreted biblical descriptions, where the artist finds inspiration in the source and the texts and adds his own thoughts and iconography.
Author: Hugo Pitti.
A divine artwork. Title “Ecce Hugo”.
The team of the Gallery Galería García de Diego visits the Art Fair Arco 2018 in Madrid
At the Galería García de Diego we welcomed a group of students from the art school Escuela de Arte Manolo Blahnik. A visit with future creatives looking for new and diverse perspectives on modern art, aesthetics and current artistic content.
Such a nice visit!
Artwork by Matías Sánchez
Work: “El Nudo” (“The Knot”) 62 x 25 x 23 Corten Steel
Author: Pereda de Castro; a great abstract expressionist in iron and steel.
Fotos: Tobias Bülow and Ana Brígida