Jose Bedia

Bilongo Negro (Black Magic)

1994

paint, wood, rope and found objects on canvas

150 x 160 inches overall (irregular)

Jose Bedia

Entrado en tu Sueno (Entering your Dreams)

1992

acrylic on canvas

69 x 115 inches

Jose Bedia

Llega al Pie (Arriving on Foot)

1994

acrylic on canvas

14 x 119 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Modos Diversos de Viajar (Diverse Methods of Transportation)

1994

acrylic on wood with found objects

21 x 31 5/8 x 1 1/8 inches (irregular)

Jose Bedia

Mpese Nfunse Pa Mulonga (Cockroach)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nfumbe Lufu Nkele (Spirit of the Blacksmith's Gun)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nkubri Kalunga (Steamship)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nkubri Kalunga Pa Mulonga (Warship)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nkumbe Makaro Ambuata (Rolling on a Paved Way)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nkumbe Munantuya (Locomotive)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nsunsu Mayimbe (Vulture)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Nsusu Muteka (Dragonfly)

1992

ink on amate paper

47 x 94 1/2 inches

Jose Bedia

Semana Santa en la Sierra (Holy Week in the Mountains)

1994

paint, charcoal and found objects

150 x 264 inches overall (irregular)

Jose Bedia

Y Van Tres (And There Go Three)

1994

wood, paint and found objects

36 1/2 x 59 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches (irregular)

Press Release

Jose Bedia
New Installations and Other Works
May 14 - Jun 10, 1994

FRUMKIN/ADAMS GALLERY(50 West 57, 757-6655) opens an exhibition of large-scale drawings and installations by Jose Bedia on the evening of the 14th. The exhibition, which runs through June 10th, includes works on amate paper as well as installations combining themes from Cuban popular culture, Santeria and other Afro-Cuban traditions.