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Argentine artist Ignacio Alperin exhibits "Did you see what I heard?"

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Argentine artist Ignacio Alperin exhibits
"Did you see what I heard?"

Curator
Alfredo Ratinoff

when
March 15th – April 30th
Opening reception: 
March 15th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM
On view: Monday -  Friday from 3 to 5 pm

where
Embassy of Argentina
1600 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(M) Dupont Circle

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About the Exhibition
Ignacio Alperin is an international artist based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He grew up in Australia and has lived in several countries around the globe.  
The selection of works in this exhibition, “Did you see what I heard?”, was compellingly influenced by his synesthesia (”gift” he shares with Kandinsky). His art is full of ideas, movement and visual interpretations of musical compositions, from Jazz, Soul, Motown and the American songbook, to Tango and the Classics. The end result is a visual idiom that borrows from the inventive and spontaneous methods of jazz musicians. This is so much so, that his style has often been described as a visual kind of jazz, or “Visual Jazz”.
His paintings show a marked rhythmic musicality and improvisational counterpoints, always based on a well thought-out idea, while his robust use of an extended palette extracts unthought-of shades and gradations that have become a signature and a characteristic of his bold and powerful style.