The Ambassador of Colombia opened the exhibition "Mitos del Amazonas" by Colombian artist Abel Rodríguez

15/02/2018
The Ambassador of Colombia opened the exhibition "Mitos del Amazonas" by Colombian artist Abel Rodríguez

 

On 9 February 2018, the Ambassador of Colombia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Juan José Quintana, gave an opening speech during the exhibition "Mitos del Amazonas" by Colombian artist Abel Rodriguez. Bergman & Van Laake art consultancy organized this exhibition in Amsterdam and counted with the presence of several personalities of the Dutch society.

In his speech, the Ambassador highlighted the delicate forms of the tropical rainforest in the work of Maestro Rodríguez that describes aspects of nature and human experience in the Amazon region, which contains half of the remaining tropical rainforest in the world. His work reflects his knowledge of the biodiversity in this region in Colombia.

Maestro Abel Rodríguez was awarded in 2014 by the Prince Claus Fund, in the Netherlands. His works will be exhibited until 25 February at Christie's headquarters in Amsterdam.

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