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Lorenzo Belenguer

Arts writer, visual artist, curator

Belenguer was the only Spanish artist invited to Factual Nonsense at the Red Gallery in Shoreditch with Mat Collishaw, Tracey Emin, Damien Hirst , Gary Hume, Bob and Roberta Smith, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gavin Turk and Gillian Wearing., which was organised as a homage to Joshua Compton; An advocate of the Arts who was influential in promoting the artist group known as the Young British Artists (or YBAs) in the 90's. Belenguer was one of the two performers invited by Leah Capaldi to perform Hung at the Serpentine Gallery, Tate Liverpool as part of the Keywords project in conjuction with Iniva. ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, participated in a performance lead by Leah Capaldi (Allure) as part of the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition. Belenguer participated in several other exhibitions including Distrustful Space in the Patio central de la ENPEG "La Esmeralda" in Mexico city, No Soul for Sale at the Tate Modern and many other exhibitions mainly held in London. This year Belenguer will participate at the 56th Venice Biennale with a selection of London-based artists.

Lorenzo Belenguer Artworks

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Four Young Top Fashion Designers in the Heart of London

Fashion is always hungry for the next big thing. New ideas to respond to a Society always on the move. Some of the best schools in the world are in London and never fail to demonstrate that many of the most talented designers are here.
23/07/2015 09:48 BST

The Best of Contemporary Art Goes to the 56th Venice Biennale

The Fall of the Rebel Angels is the only independent show that will take place during the 56th Venice Biennale this year. A selection of the most thought-provoking artists of today selected by the Croatian, but London based, artist and curator Vanya Balogh.
22/04/2015 12:33 BST

Sotto Voce: The Best Art Show in London Today

Sotto Voce, an art exhibition at the on until the 18th of April, in Bond Street, London, had the ambitious idea of investigating these simultaneous events when artists started experimenting with the abstract white relief with a focus on the 1930s to 1970s.
12/03/2015 16:26 GMT

The Latest Wagner's Production by the ENO: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

Originally created for Welsh National Opera in 2010, Richard Jones's spectacular staging of Mastersingers comes to London for the first time. Jones provides a rather amusing retelling of Wagner's drama about the 16th-century guild of amateur poets and musicians called The Mastersingers.
16/02/2015 12:11 GMT

Is Xavier Mascaró the Spanish Henry Moore?

Expressing the underlying tensions of human life - opulence versus asceticism, pleasure versus fear - in which the presence of the figure could be considered a mere accident. Rather than individual sentiments; the whole of society is packed in each work.
02/02/2015 14:01 GMT

A Big Week in the Visual Arts in January Is Coming

January is usually blue, but not in the Visual Arts. It is red. It is the beginning of the year and starts with a big bang: Art Fairs, top quality exhibitions, talks, performances... Everybody wants to welcome the New Year in the best possible way.
19/01/2015 11:20 GMT

Mikhail Baryshnikov Art Show: A Privileged Insight Into Dance in Bond Street

Mikhail Baryshnikov, a Russian dancer who defected to the West in 1974, moves through dance as <em>Alice in Wonderland</em> through the mirror. Firstly as a dancer, often cited as one of the three best dancers in history with Nijinsky and Nureyev; secondly as a choreographer and artistic director; and, finally, as a photographer.
13/01/2015 00:43 GMT

When Boys Become Men Art Exhibition in Notting Hill

Debut Contemporary, its artists and Barry Martin and Klara Taussig-Cecmanova as co-curators with Samir Ceric, the gallery's director, decided to join forces to raise funds and awareness for the Harrison's Fund Charity. Located in 82 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London, the show will continue until the 31st of January.
22/12/2014 17:39 GMT

The Best Art From London Invited to Exhibit in Pune

Pune is a bustling metropolis and is characterised typically by a villager in his dhoti and Nehru cap, bare feet passing through busy wifi zones, students with their headphones, mobiles and rucksacks, the elderly strolling to temples and ashram and foreigners walking purposefully to the yoga centres dotted around Pune.
04/12/2014 15:27 GMT