La sombra recobrada. Pablo Beltrán de Heredia

25 Jun 2009 - 22 Aug 2009
Obra Social de la Caja de Ahorros de Santander y Cantabria (CASyC), Santander
Curated by:
José María Lafuente, Luis Alberto Salcines

The distinct chronological stages in the life and creative career of the intellectual, academic and publisher Beltrán de Heredia (Guía de Gran Canaria, 1917 – Santander, 2009) were the subject of this exhibition, intended to highlight the multifaceted personality of this cultural activist, professor, publisher, author and exhibition curator. The display presented personal documentation and photographs from different periods in his life, together with numerous works of art, notable among which were pieces by many of the artists who participated in the Altamira Encuentros for which Beltrán de Heredia had been the organizational secretary. It also featured various items from the collections of Imprenta Bedia, the publishing house of which Beltrán de Heredia was a member and active editor. Various documents relating his activities in the spheres of politics, the university and the world of culture in general completed the selection.