The Art Show at Parador de Santo Estevo in Spain

The staircase in the converted monastery at Parador de Santo Estevo leads up to a wonderful art ‘exposición permanente’.

The staircase in the converted monastery at Parador de Santo Estevo leads up to a wonderful permanent art show. The work of Florencio de Arboiro explores a Spain of the past through intriguing sculptures of wood and cast bronze.
Exposition at the Parador in the Ribeira SacraThe ancient stone walls of the converted monastery serve as an excellent backdrop to this permanent exhibition.
Wonderful bronze sculptures capture an earlier era at the permanent exhibition at the Parador on the Rio SilMany of the creations come from more fanciful times, with Don Quixote and flying witches.
A bronze sculpture of Don QuixoteOthers are more recent…
A bronze sculpture of an airplane in the permanent art show Or of a more practical nature, such as this knife sharpener who went about the old town with his cart.Wonderful bronze sculptures capture an earlier era at the permanent exhibition at the Parador on the Rio SilThere are also examples of antique items related to the sculptures, such as this knife sharpener’s cart…Wonderful bronze sculptures capture an earlier era at the permanent exhibition at the Parador on the Rio Sila Mobulette with character, A Parador on the River Sil with a Permanent Art Show: A Rusty Vehicleor a rusty old bicycle.
A Parador on the River Sil with a Permanent Art Show: A Rusty VehicleThere was also a collection of old photos of a psychiatric hospital – the arches of the hospital uncomfortably echoing the arches of the monastery.
Collection of Old Photos of a Psychiatric Hospital at the Parador Sil Art Show
If your Spanish is up to it, here are the notes on the Exposición.
Exposition at the Parador in the Ribeira Sacra Notes More on our October 2014 trip to Spain on my Albatz Travel Adventures Blog.

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