La vida simple (The simple life)

Luis Rodríguez NOA & Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima

July 5 - July 17, 2019

July 5, 2019 6pm-9pm

La vida simple
(The simple life)
Using humor and irony, Luis Rodríguez NOA & Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima portray the comical relations of neighbors in Havana and the the inventive ways they resolve everyday obstacles in their latest exhibition La vida simple (The simple life).  
 
The exhibition features 19 new drawings by Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima and 11 new paintings by Luis Rodríguez NOA.
 
The spirit of originality is not only the subject of Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima’s work, but is also found in his own personal whimsical style, operating outside of the rules of tradition. As a self taught artist, his drawings bring to life spindly limbed characters, their dogs, other hybrid animals, and a montage of wheels. These characters are often mechanically jointed— sometimes stacked, at times intertwined—but always representative of a life as journey and adventure in a place where invention is a necessity. 
 
Through his masterful use of acrylic and ink, NOA’s comic characters depict the lives of nosy neighbors and curious strangers amid the bustling streets of Havana. From running children, to over-packed cars and rooftop dinners, NOA manages to capture the charm of these otherwise frenetic scenes. 
 
NOA is a graduate of the National Art School in Havana and a member of the Association of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC). He has exhibited his work in many personal and group exhibitions, both nationally and internationally. His comic characters and illustrations have been published in Cuban and foreign magazines for many years.
La visita
Luis Rodríguez NOA
La visita
The visit

  Espacios
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Espacios
Spaces

  La vida simple
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
La vida simple
(The simple life)

  Quien es el rey
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
¿Quien es el rey?
(Who is the king?)

  El arbol de la verdad
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
El arbol de la verdad
(The tree of truth)

  Egbe
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Egbe

  Pies en el suelo
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Pies en el suelo
(Feet on the ground)

  Curiosidad
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Curiosidad
(Curiosity)

  Edifico Inteligente
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Edifico Inteligente
Intelligent Building

  Ondas
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Ondas
Waves

  Bright
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Bright

  Cabeza Curiosa
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Cabeza Curiosa
Curious Head

  La Maquina Silenciosa
Luis Rodríguez NOA
La Maquina Silenciosa
The Silent Machine

  Lo Ingravido
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Lo Ingrávido

  Tiempo Libre
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Tiempo Libre
Free Time

  Semergidos
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Sumergidos
Submerged

  Fresco
Luis Rodríguez NOA
Fresco
Fresh

  Mi hijo es mi rey
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Mi hijo es mi rey
(My son is my king)

  Estamos orando
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Estamos orando
(We are praying)

  Cuenta de la fortuna
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Cuenta de la fortuna
Account of fortune

  Que voy a hacer
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
¿Que voy a hacer?
(What am I going to do?)

  Cada mes
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Cada mes
(Every month)

  El espejo
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
El espejo
(The mirror)

  Tu decides lo que quieres ser
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Tu decides lo que quieres ser
(You decide what you want to be)

  Amigos
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Amigos
(Friends)

  Lecciones para kiti
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Lecciones para kiti
(Lessons for kitty)

  Perros y peces
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Perros y peces
(Dogs and fish)

  Gota a gota
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Gota a gota
(Drob by drop)

  Iniciacion
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Iniciacion
(Initiation)

  La vida simple
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
La vida simple
(The simple life)

  Cancin de cuna
Juan Carlos Vazquez Lima
Canción de cuna
(Lullaby)