• Ana Busto

    Galería Oliva Arauna

    This was Basque artist Ana Busto’s third foray into the controversial world of boxing. For the first, Night Fight, presented at Metrònom, Barcelona, in 1999 and at the Sala Rekalde in Bilbao the following year, she set up a ring and organized fights in each of the art spaces, the walls of which were lined with photographs of professional North American boxers. In some way this represented an attempt to draw in and juxtapose two essentially extinct types of audiences—art lovers and boxing fans—through their shared desire to experience this spectacle. To the second, Playa Girón, 2001, exhibited

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