A painter gifted with the art of listening (Florida Weekly)

BY LINDSEY NESMITH

 

Ignacio Alperin’s exhibition “A Visual Jazz Affair” is showing at The von Liebig Center through June 3.  Synesthesia, the neurological phenomenon where the activation of one of the five senses stimulates another, could be considered to be a quirk of human evolution. Being able to smell laughter is an odd talent, but is also nothing Works by Ignacio Alperin on display at The von Liebig Art Center through June 3 include, clockwise from above left, “Paper Moon,” “Whatever Lola Wants” and “Kind of Blue (and Ochre Too).” to get worked up about if you happen to be the one person out of 2,000 who experience it.

If you’re an artist however, synesthesia can be a wonderful gift, particularly if you have an affinity for music and the ability to visualize it.

Argentinean artist Ignacio Alperin, whose exhibition “A Visual Jazz Affair” is showing at The von Liebig Center through Friday, June 3, is so blessed: He “sees” music as he hears it. His work is often compared to that of Kandinsky, who he learned also experienced sound-to-color synesthesia.

Works by Ignacio Alperin on display at The von Liebig Art Center through June 3 include….

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Until next time!

Ignacio

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©2016 by Ignacio Alperin Bruvera

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