Urban Art route

2.- THEMATIC BANK 1: SORORITY. 2022.

Author: Manuel Garcia Losada This bench begins the series of Quiroga thematic benches; The novelty consists in using these striking and visible supports to highlight concepts, events, products, etc. The series begins with a magnificent example of artistic representation of sorority, very recognizable by its colors and shapes. For yet another year, the Quiroga City […]

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3. – PENCILS OF CULTURE. 2021.

Author: Felipe Piñuela These two sculptures (n.3 and n.15) made by the Salamantino Felipe Piñuela intend to value Quiroga’s literary culture. The well-known authors whose names decorate the pencils of culture were chosen not only for the contribution they made to Galician and Castilian literature, but also for being linked to Quiroga’s lands. The authors […]

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7.- ALVARIZA. 2020.

Author: German Gonzalez Mural dedicated to honey, one of Quiroga’s typical products along with wine, oil and chestnuts. The honey in the valley of the river Sil and in the Courel Mountains is a product that goes beyond the purely gastronomic, since it has a strong cultural and natural component. Whenever we refer to our […]

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10.- ROSALÍA DE CASTRO. 2021

Author: Pablo Sanjuro-Van Kraf Portrait as a memory of the “mother of Galician letters” that serves to give voice to current issues such as women’s rights, the defense of Galician or the denunciation of emigration. As can be seen, her figure continues to be a source of inspiration for numerous artists today.

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12.- SORORITY. 2020.

Author: Abi Castillo Mural painting made in the Quiroga Sports Center by the artist Abi Castillo. Can sisterhood (solidarity between women in a context of sexual discrimination and patriarchal violence) be represented? Judge the spectators. Like other works on this route, it was made to commemorate International Women’s Day.

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