The Jorge Mara • La Ruche Gallery, which was inaugurated in late 2001, is a new space continuing the tradition of the Jorge Mara gallery renown in Buenos Aires in the 1980s, and the gallery of the same name exhibiting in Madrid from 1990-98.
In his latest undertaking, Jorge Mara is focusing on the work of up and coming artists, as well as organizing exhibits spotlighting distinctive facets of already established ones.
Exhibits in Spain in the ‘90s included: “Millares sobre papel”; “Feito año 1960”; “Guerrero en Nueva York”; “Henri Michaux”; “Mark Tobey”; “Ben Nicholson”; “Rafael Barradas”; “Estrada”; “ Washington Barcala”; “Zoran Music”, among others; and in Argentina in the ‘80s: “Alfredo Guttero”; “Aizenberg y el Surrealismo”; “La Nueva Figuración: De la Vega, Maccio, Deira, Noe” and others.
The following artists have exhibited in the new space – in Buenos Aires: Fernando Allievi, Carlos Arnaiz, Marcolina Dipierro, Roberto Elía, Estrada, José Antonio Fernández- Muro, León Ferrari, Sarah Grilo, Alfredo Hlito, Kirin, Macaparana, Amalia Nieto, Kveta Pacovská, César Paternosto, Ana Sacerdote, Fidel Sclavo, Eduardo Stupía, etc., all of whom have exhibited abroad and are represented by us.
We also represent the work of two outstanding photographers: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola.
We have mounted joint exhibits with MALBA – Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires; Instituto Moreira Salles, Brazil; Fundación Telefónica, Spain; Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, Spain; IVAM – Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno- Valencia, Spain. In 2012, The Sâo Paulo Biennial exhibited a selected group (over 70 works) of Eduardo Stupía´s paintings and drawings.
In 2015 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, exhibited jointly the photographs of Horacio Coppola and Grete Stern: “From the Bauhaus to Buenos Aires” with the collaboration of our Gallery.