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Inspired by nature and the elements,  artists Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz have drawn people into their surreal world of winter wonder for 15 years. The couple puts a modern twist on an age-old craft, producing poetic works of art. Prepare to marvel at their striking miniature scenes.

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Traveler CCCXIX, 2016

Traveler CCCXIX, 2016

My Way, 2017 ©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz 8 x 6 x 6 in

My Way, 2017
©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz
8 x 6 x 6 in

Traveler CCCXXI, 2017 ©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

Traveler CCCXXI, 2017
©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz


Traveler XXXI at Night, 2003 ©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

Traveler XXXI at Night, 2003
©Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz


Traveler CLXXXVIII, 2005 C-Print 33 x 40 in Edition of 5 + 2A/Ps © Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

Traveler CLXXXVIII, 2005
C-Print
33 x 40 in
Edition of 5 + 2A/Ps
© Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz


Sleepy Head II, 2016 © Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz

Sleepy Head II, 2016
© Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz


How Much Is Too Much?

A Plus A Gallery
Venice, Italy
September, 24 2017 - January 31st, 2017
 

In Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino describes the “continuous city”of Leonia, where “every morning the people wake between fresh sheets,wash with just-unwrapped cakes of soap, wear brand-new clothing, andlisten to the last-minute jingles from the most up-to-date radio.”

Though 45 years have passed, Leonia evokes a familiar image for us today.

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The Times

FLAG Art Foundation, New York
June 1, 2017 – August 11, 2017

The FLAG Art Foundation presents The Times from June 1 – August 11, 2017, on its 9th floor gallery. The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the “paper of record” to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives.

 

 

 

 

 

Snowbound

Cheekwood Museum of Art
Curated by Brian Downey
November 24, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Opening with Holiday LIGHTS and Cheekwood’s holiday programming, Snowbound highlights the incredible sculptural work of artists Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz. The duo’s contemporary snow globes and large-scale photographs present surreal scenes and vignettes that create a mysterious world of wonder for the viewer.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Destins

Museo de la Universidad de Alicante

September 9th, 2016 through September 9th, 2017

Press Release

Hemos querido abordar la temática del destino desde sus múltiples acepciones. Destino como meta, como punto de llegada de un viaje. Pero también destino como trayectoria vital, como el encadenamiento de sucesos que determinan nuestra existencia. Destino como ventura, fortuna, estrella o suerte que la providencia nos tiene guardada para cada uno de nosotros. Destino como hado, que actúa como fuerza desconocida e inexorable sobre la humanidad. 

 

 

 

Off the Page

Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ
Curated by Tiffany Fairall
September 9, 2016 through January 22, 2017

Books have always served as a gateway to the imagination, and the stories they tell have become fruitful material for artists throughout the ages. Today, classic tales are often retold through the movies and television, reaching broader audiences beyond Kindle and the traditional book medium. Off the Page looks at the influences literature continues to have on contemporary art and interconnected nature of visual, oral and written storytelling

 

 

 

 

Figure 8

Michael Foley Gallery

January 18th, 2016 through March 5th, 2017

Walter Martin & Paloma Muñoz will be participating in the group exhibition titled Figure 8 at Michael Foley Gallery in New York.

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