Martinez Celaya

Enrique Martínez Celaya

Enrique Martínez Celaya

“At this stage, I have been writing and thinking about what’s going on without trying to control it,” Martínez Celaya says standing with half his body facing the painting and the other toward me. He contends that “The Promise of the Most Whole” and much of the works in “The Tears of Things,” are more focused on “the land, and more about journey, and risk and transformation,” while the sea was a dominant motif in “The Mariner’s Meadow” at Blain|Southern, London. Presenting the roaring ocean in shades of gold, the painting titled “The Second Sign,” is a continuation in the artist’s preoccupation with gold.

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Enrique Martínez Celaya - KCRW

Enrique Martínez Celaya - KCRW

I have no doubts that most of you, like me, spent Sunday evening glued to your TV screens, hoping and crossing your fingers that your favorite movies and actors would win Oscars. And, indeed, my two favorites – Roma by Alfonso Cuarón and Rami Malek, star of Bohemian Rhapsody – were winners.

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Enrique Martínez Celaya - Artnews

Enrique Martínez Celaya - Artnews

Los Angeles–based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya has joined Kohn Gallery’s roster, which includes Ori Gersht, Rosa Loy, Mark Ryden, and others. Martínez Celaya will have his first solo exhibition at the Los Angeles enterprise in September, and a selection of his works will be on view at the gallery this week, in conjunction with Frieze Los Angeles.

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