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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Mario’s Presents ‘Grace, Elegance and Humanity’

Mario's Restaurant in Tomas Morato plays hosts to the paintinge exhibition of Michael Velasco's "Grace, Elegance and Humanity," from November 10 to December 4, 2015.

Velasco who is known for his murals and portraits now explores the female form. His works reflects both classic and modern take on painting are are done in oil and gold leaf on canvass. He loves blending shadows to reveal the natural beauty of his subjects.

                       “After Rehearsals” captures a ballerina from a top shot, her body bent over, hair tightly tied in a bun, her tutu spread around her, a silk shoe showing at the edge, her hands folded at her ankles; all this amid a gold leaf background.
The artist gets his inspiration from Klimt, Sargeant, Degas, Waterhouse, Bougereau, Whistler, Juan Luna, Jeremy Lipking, Scott Burdick and Daniel Greene.

After his exhibit in Mario's Restaurant, Velasco will go on an exhibit tour in Europe (Geneva, Venice, Rome, Florence, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, Paris, and Amsterdam). 

Visit Mario's Restaurant to see more about this wonderful exhibit. You may call 373-0360 for reservation and more details. The restaurant is open Mondays to Sundays from 7am to 11pm. 

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