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Núria Güell

The Banality of Good . 2021

Núria Güell . The Banality of Good . 2021 afasia (1)

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Currently, social media is full of explicit and implicit moral judgements that point to good and evil. We are all suspected of acting against morality, just as, in the State’s eyes, we are all suspected of violating its laws. Continue reading Núria Güell

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Katharina Grosse

Untitled . 2021

Untitled . 2021

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Grosse has expanded the scope and potential of painting beyond the frame to approach the scale and awe of nature and architecture in relation to site. Using a spray gun, she blasts pure liquid color over canvases, objects, buildings, and entire landscapes in audacious yet nuanced explorations of gesture and physicality. Continue reading Katharina Grosse

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Matt Bollinger

Between the Days . 2017

Matt Bollinger . Between the Days . 2017 afasia (1)

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In many respects Matt Bollinger’s work is arguably a powerful and brave latter-day inheritor of Manet’s emotional purpose in the Execution of Maximilian3; politically, in the isolation of the three right hand figures, whose complete aloneness, in the face of an inevitability of fate is palpable – the callous ‘removal’ of the unwanted, undesirable. Secondly in both scale and style, wherein one of Manet’s major contributions to the history of painting is the significance he placed upon the importance of the brushwork, being equal to that which it depicts. The most explicit expression of this in Bollinger’s work is found in his stop motion animations, wherein the brushwork figuratively drives the narrative. Continue reading Matt Bollinger

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Sandra Gamarra

Cuando las papas queman I . 2020-2021

Cuando las papas queman I . 2020-2021

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La artista Sandra Gamarra señala cómo el origen de las naciones latinoamericanas está íntimamente ligado al propio nacimiento de España, y cómo una mirada crítica sobre el buen gobierno de estos dos legados es la clave para construir otras formas de convivencia. Continue reading Sandra Gamarra