SOLAR FEATURED: INNOVATIONS IN ART | LI PULSE MAGAZINE
Back in venerable East Hampton, we find Esperanza León, who has staked out a unique vantage point where Latin American art meets the South Fork.
León is the owner/director of Solar, a space devoted to Latin American art and design. It’s kind of funny how perfectly many of Solar’s artists fit into the New York art cosmos. The love affair between our coast and the Spanish has been in full bloom since the 1500s, and Esperanza is a twenty-first century chaperone for this ongoing romance that has skewed to our south in recent decades…
…Esperanza is the best of what collectors should look for in a gallery owner and friend. “I grew up in East Hampton. It was once a place of quirky stores that stayed open daily until 11pm, with throngs of visitors and residents looking for fresh ideas. I recognize the place that great global brands play in the panoply of East End commerce, but I am committed to a revitalization of the quirky, creative and uncommon; after all, that’s what made the Hamptons great.”
Read the entire article by Jonathan Willard in LI Pulse