The Portimão Museum inaugurated, on the weekend, the exhibition “Luz de Mulher – Sorolla, 100 years later”, an initiative inspired by the work “Tuna Fishing”, painted in Ayamonte, in 1919, by Joaquín Sorolla and that 100 years later, 20 women painters with ties to Ayamonte, wanted to celebrate. The Exhibition will be open from August 24 to September 29.
Joaquín Sorolla Bastida (1863-1923) was a famous Valencian painter, known for the great luminosity of his works, motivated by the use and use of outdoor spaces to work and execute his paintings.
This is an exhibition that takes up and somehow symbolically establishes the connection of the former factory “Feu Hermanos”, today a museum, with the memory of its owners who, from Ayamonte, made an important contribution to the development of the canning industry. Portimão and where naturally, among other fish species, tuna, the theme of this Sorolla painting, was intensively used in its preserves.
The exhibition “Luz de Mulher-Sorolla, 100 years later” is a cultural project promoted by Ana Feu and Carmen Sanchéz Ruda, where the maritime theme and light are the inspiring themes of the 20 women painters: Ana Feu, Carmen Sánchez Ruda, Fátima Sara Rasco, M. Bella Mateo, M. Carmen Arroyo, Matilde Martín, Manoli Mena, Humada Pillar, Karina Muller, Gemma Cayuela, Bella Segovia, Rita Martinez, Rocio Romero, Adelaida Perez, Maria Rosa Gomez, Rosa Cabalga, She Borrego, Laura Rodriguez, Manuela Fatima Gonzalez.