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The parking of Saavedra has a new artistic tunnel

The parking of Saavedra has a new artistic tunnel

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. The parking Saavedra celebrates the 2011 25th anniversary of its construction and has a new image, the tunnel entry Catalonia Avenue of 140 feet was repainted into a green and full of details by Cuban artist Ramce. The plastic work titled Oasis follows the example of other cities that have used this resource to provide a new image of some of its infrastructure, such as the Stockholm Metro, considered the Art Gallery world's largest. The painting of the mural has coincided, moreover, with the task of sealing the tunnel. The feeling to see this huge wall is like an oasis in a desert giant. Hence the name of the work, which extends along the two walls of 71 meters in length and 2.2 high to form the tunnel entrance to the parking Saavedra, an unusual space for such works and looks better this way and updated the drivers to their appearance every day use parking. The minister of transport and chairman of the Municipal Parking Tarragona, Begoña Floria says "this project is to bring the arts to the public, using for this unusual location of parking and access Saavedra. Art is not the exclusive heritage of museums and art galleries, and this work is a clear example of what the author intended: use of common areas and busy cities to make them an attractive art of great cultural and tourist . " The tunnel will reopen Wednesday November 2 vehicles and all day Saturdays and Sundays until 10 January they can access on foot from 10 am to 1 pm, so everyone who wants to stroll the Oasis. Curriculum of the painter Ramce (Ramon Cecilio) The artist was born in the city of Havana (Cuba) and studied Fine Arts at the San Alejandro School and Institute of Arts (ISA) in Havana. Lives in Mexico City since 1991, although shares residence with Spain since 2002. He has over 2,500 works of art including paintings, drawings, posters and graphic humor. Prizes and mentions: As Painter has won 26 first prizes prizes 14 seconds, 1 second prize and 5 references. As a Graphic Designer has won 19 first prizes, 23 second prizes and 11 references. As a cartoonist has made 34 first prizes, 25 second prizes and 32 references. Exhibitions: He has participated in 160 group exhibitions in Bulgaria, Canada, Cuba, Spain, Finland, Holland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nicaragua, Russia, Germany and the United States of America. To date, has made a total of 57 personal exhibitions in Angola, Cuba, Spain, Mexico, USA, Japan and Russia. Locations of their works (excerpt): • Palace of Fine Arts (Cuba). • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba. • Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to Mexico. • University of the Valley of Mexico (Mexico). • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States. • National Polytechnic Institute of the United Mexican States. • National Institute of Petroleum of the United Mexican States. • Ministry of Finance (Mexico). • Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca (Mexico). • Ministry of Environment of the United Mexican States.

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