«40 anys... » art exhibit stops in on Formentera

foto-enric-grup-expo-40-anys1The Formentera Council's culture office reports that yesterday marked the first day islanders could visit 40 anys, quaranta poetes, XL artistes, a travelling art show put on by the Universitat de les Illes Balears. Culture councillor Susana Labrador; Balearic minister of culture Fanny Tur; deputy chancellor of cultural projection and universities Joana Maria Seguí; and the show's curator, Antoni Torres; were all on hand for the opening.

The exhibit marks forty years of UIB operations with an assemblage of forty poems and forty paintings by eighty artists from Catalan-speaking territories. Among the show's contributing artists is local painter Enric Riera, who was also at the opening event. The show has already made stops across the rest of the Balearics, and an accompanying catalogue has been put together as well.

The exhibit stays at the Sala d'Exposicions (Ajuntament Vell) until February 2 and is open from 11.00am to 2.00pm and 6.00pm to 8.00pm, Tuesday through Saturday and on Monday evenings.