The Olsson Art Collection: Gladys Triana

The Olsson Art Collection is thrilled to congratulate our Cuban Artist Gladys Triana to be selected for the prestigious CALL Program from The Joan Mitchell Foundation ( http://joanmitchellfoundation.org/ ). Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) is an initiative of the Joan Mitchell Foundation designed to provide…

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The Olsson Art Collection: Studio visit

The Olsson Art Collection recently made a visit to Raul Conti’s studio in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Conti himself was unfortunately not present as he is working away in Buenos Aires, but his daughter Mirian was kind enough to give us a preview of some…

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The Olsson Art Collection in Costa Rica

The Director of the Olsson Art Collection, Emma, was recently in San José, Costa Rica for a week’s time exploring the Art scene and also visiting our Artists Mario Maffioli and Fabio Herrera. Fabio has just released a new book about his watercolour works during…

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Fabio Herrera: Acuarelas

More than 20 years ago very late on a weekend night, Marta Morante kept her gallery on W31 St and 10th Ave  in New York open so that Olsson Sr could come and watch the group show where the Costa Rican artists Fabio Herrera and Mario Maffioli…

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From the Olsson Art Collection: Pre-Columbian Art

The Pre-Columbian part of The Olsson Art Collection has a variety of objects from all over Latin America. Here are some various examples of objects from Ecuador. The oldest object is a vessel from the La Tolita period (600 BC – 200 AD) pictured above. A female…

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LOCUS-HABITAT

Raul Farco, who is not only an artist but also an architect by training, is now presenting a further development of his conceptual plan of creating a whole building in Buenos Aires completely of his own from base to top including the interior full with…

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Raul Conti’s new exhibition

Argentine painter Raul Conti recently opened his new show ”Anteayer, Ayer y Hoy” at Galería de Arte Mediterránea in Buenos Aires. The show features both newer and older works and the exhibition will be up from September 14 through October 2. Here are some photos…

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Peter Mackie ”Ikons”

American Artist and long-time friend Peter Mackie of the Olsson Art Collection has over the past two years been working on his series ”Ikons” and is constantly finding new ways to work on different objects. The latest in the series are saddles and motorcycle helmets….

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Raul Farco in Miami

On our Facebook page you can see some of the new ”Shelters”, sculptures in wood in various sizes by Raul Farco that are in our Collection.  Here in the Design District in Miami, Farco’s gallery in Buenos Aires, Daniel Mamán, has just opened up a…

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Art Basel in Basel

Art Basel in Basel (June 13 – June 16 of this year) was probably the biggest art fair anywhere, both in size and in quality. All the world’s big and important galleries were there, together with less well known galleries trying to make their marks in…

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