madrid: anonymous celebs

© clemente benito - tu piel

barcelona's galería alegría is going places and expands to the spanish capital where it opens a new downtown space on sun - sep 30 [12am]. the gallery's inaugural exhibition is by clemente benito, a 94-year old artist from the island of tenerife. called famosas anónimas, features a series of collages of his fav theme: beautiful celebrity women. benito only picked up this technique in the 1990s, and the new work on display actually consists of magazine clippings that were retrieved from the artist's vast archive. despite several previous attempts for him to exhibiti his work, benito never obliged, and this exhibition is the first ever public showcase of his work. location: plaza de cascorro 13 [la latina].

© clemente benito - los 10 del 2010