Bodegas Salentein

Killka Gallery


Killka Gallery opened in 2006, Galería Killka is a space designed to show and offer for sale the works of art of renowned local, national and international artists. Its schedule includes four exhibits per year, one every season.


Lavoisier, Cortés y Kano

13/09/2014 - 30/11/2014

Last saturday September 13, at 12 am, the opening of the exhibition of the prestigious artists Marita Lavoisier, Marta María Cortés and Masako Kano was held at Killka- Salentein Gallery.

With a successful convocatory (350 people attended), it was a day of art, wine, nature and first class cuisine. The renowned musician Rodolfo Castagnolo, with Ferra's voice, excelled with a repertoire of ethnic contemporary instrumental music. The cocktail was given by Federico Quinteros, Executive Chef of Killka, who, with his remarkable team, developed a regional menu - gourmet for attendees.


The curator of the exhibition was provided by Anabel Simionato.

More data of the exhibition: it will be open until november 30, 2014 in Killka Salentein Gallery.

Marita Lavoisier and Marta María Cortés, are the responsibles of Handmade. In this sample, they present andean characters, colours of our mountain but also of all mountains, ornaments that recall archaic rituals as a way to remind us that a reality and a different way of living closer to the earth, to the austere and to the craftsmanship, existed and exists.

Masako Kano in Essence, presents photographs of women who have crossed borders. Not only literal, but symbolic. It is impossible not to be attracted to the images that Masako presents: the story of each woman, her looks and gestures, envelop and trap those who come and contemplate. In her portraits, the value of time itself and the focus on femenine insight, occupy, as in Marita and María Marta, center stage.

The exhibition will be open from tuesday through sunday and holiday mondays, from 10 to 18 hours in Killka-Salentein Gallery (Ruta 89, Km 14, Trees, Tunuyán, Mendoza).
Curator: Anabel Simionato / Art Coordinator: Valeria Señorans / Museum labor: Sofia Jacky, Mariano Garcia and Drucilla Charif. For reservations and / or inquiries, please contact: or 02622-429523 / 27

About the artists:

Marita Lavoiser and Maria Marta Cortés are mother and daughter who work together since three years ago in her workshop Chacras de Coria, Mendoza. Their objective is the development of a textile technique, known as felt, made ​​with natural commodities such as wool, silk, jute and cotton; and the use of natural pigments from plants and seeds.

Masako Kano is a poet and photographer. Born in Japan in a traditional family, she made a master in Literature in New York and met the poet Richard Brautigan, who had a strong impact on her poetry. In 1988, Masako settled in London, where she discovered her passion for photography and studied contemporary history. In 2000, accompanied by her english husband, her family moved to Argentina and Masako felt in love with the cultural and artistic diversity of Buenos Aires. There, she began her photography studio with Diego Ortiz Mugica.


Killka-Salentein Gallery is the meeting place of art, nature, wine and excellent gastronomy in Bodegas Salentein. Its art space has an important collection of contemporary Argentine and Dutch art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In its art gallery, three annual samples of renowned national and international artists are performed. In 2008, Killka was awarded with the gold global award in the category Arts and Culture in the contest Best of the Great Wine Capitals