Gone with the wind...
The exhibition is divided in three parts: landscapes from Citizen Kane, The Godfather I, Casablanca, Raging Bull, Singin´ in the Rain, Gone With the Wind, Vertigo and Wizard of Oz, films included in AFI´s Best American Films. The second part contains portraits of the male superheroes Superman, Captain America, Spiderman, Batman and Iron Man in a series of 5 paintings entitled Masks bearing the names of the actors who portrayed them: Christopher Reeve, Matt Sallinger, Tobey Maguire, Christian Bale and Robert Downey Jr.
The third part is a sole painting, Holcomb, November 1959 (according to McGrath), a painting of a beautiful suburban house in the middle of a big field. This house, located in the Holcomb County in Kansas, belonged to the Clutter family, whose murder pushed Truman Capote to write In Cold Blood.Miguel Aguirre Vega (Lima, 1973) has exhibited internationally, having solo shows in Barcelona, Madrid, Valparaiso, Guayaquil, New York, Samedan, Gijon and Lima. He has participated in Postfacio: melancolías de la violencia. Vídeo peruano: post-guerra, tras-dictadura (2000-2009) Fundación Simón I. Patiño, Santa Cruz (2010); Story Book/Story, Palacete del Embarcadero, Santander (2010); The Non-Age en la Kunsthalle, Winterthur (2009); Biennal d´Art de Valls(2007); Miradas de fin de siglo I, III y IV, MALI Museo de Arte de Lima (2005-2007); Proyecto Boda, MEIAC, Badajoz (2003); Políticas de la diferencia, Arte iberoamericano fin de siglo, Centro de Convenciones de Pernambuco, Recife. Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan (2002); 3ª Bienal de Mercosur, Porto Alegre (2001) and II Bienal Nacional de Lima (2000). He lives and works in Barcelona.