Cultural Connections

Dervla Louli

An interview with Adriana Alvarez-Nichol, founder of Puerta Roja, discussing the experience of dealing Latina American art in Asia.

“Being the first in any industry is always difficult, but it also provides some advantages. The knowledge of Latin American art in Asia tends to be limited. […] It’s good to start with a blank canvas, as there are no preconceptions of how Latin American art should be. From an art dealer’s point of view, the absence of knowledge requires me to go through a strong and deep educational process with clients. […]

The artists that I bring must have a universal discourse and be trying to express, either aesthetically or technically, issues that are of concern to everyone.”- Adriana Alvarez-Nichol

Dervla Louli, Cultural Connections, article, Kee Magazine, Issue 60, Hong Kong 2012

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