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“Metaphor, symbol and allegory”: new exhibition at the MAC

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The audacious way in which the artist Carmen Borrasé appeals to metaphors and plastic resources to translate her ideas into paintings of extraordinary realism, will be appreciated by the public in the exhibition “Metaphor, symbol and allegory”, which opened at the Museum of Costa Rican art, located in La Sabana.

“Metaphor, symbol and allegory” will allow the visitor to take a tour of a part of the artist’s works, made in different periods, and also have the challenge of giving each of the works populated with symbolic objects their own reading .

“Metáfora, símbolo y alegoría”: exposición del MAC

“Carmen Borrasé’s artistic work is full of allusions and meanings. It is narrative and symbolic at the same time; she resorts to allegory, metaphor and different visual resources that the artist knows to perfection and masterfully handles, ”said María Enriqueta Guardia, curator of the exhibition.

Carmen Borrasé Povedano was born in San José, Costa Rica, on July 25, 1959; daughter of José Borrasé Sanou and María Elena Povedano Loría. She entered the University of Costa Rica in 1977, to the Faculty of Economics, but it was in 1981 when she graduated from the School of Fine Arts, at that same university.

The public who visits this exhibition must make a space reservation at tel .: 4060-2315, from Wednesday to Sunday, from 8 a.m. at 4 p.m. The MAC is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. at 4 p.m.

The MAC has health and safety protocols for the prevention of COVID-19; For this reason, each visitor who enters the museum must comply with the disinfection guidelines and abide by the instructions of the officials when conducting tours of the rooms.

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