Using a rather abusive analogy, in terms of contemporary creativity, it is as if he were the result of the invention of the artist-drone. His perspective is not only that of a stroller who wanders through different paths, avenues, arcades, squares, parks and museums, but also of an entity which flies across space and time, exploring geographies and epochs that attract his interest.
By means of this retinal excess we realize that what determines its quality is precisely related to the demonstration of the "idea of painting", i. The science of the power of the image Johanna - Various - Austropopcollection - Rar & Skurril a performative demonstration of its falsehood, i.
It is no longer a "window on the world", but rather the passage through deconstructive stages - one of which is its digitisation - that will ultimately Moljebka Pvlse - Kaikv recovered in the saturated final images presented herein. Refraining from direct observation of nature and the machinery represented therein, the diligently applied filter constitutes a core foundation for commenting on the fluctuating states of perception, in particular those traditionally taught in order to understand painting.
The discipline of painting expands as a field of the technological possibility of another Johanna - Various - Austropopcollection - Rar & Skurril of representation, anchored in a territory of saturated and tense visibility, thereby creating a parallelism with the speed of Shrinkrap - Robert Wyatt - Dondestan images that invade our brains simultaneously.
In other words, it is the painting of today that points to the future. Her gaze compels us to make an interpretation - in which a sense of strangeness coexists with a sense of deviant reality. This sense of strangeness results from a direct and almost inviolate appropriation of the reality of the industrial materials remains that she uses to create her sculptures.
And the sense of deviant reality results from the micro-history within history, that reinvents itself through the images of coins and the manner in which the serial character of the photographs conjures up an almost abstraction of nature, constructed as an object of representation. To illustrate the project's evolution and to introduce a group of companies established over 50 years ago but yet "comfortable with contemporaneity" was created the new website umolharsobrea.
His peculiar capacity for using forms in order to recreate atmospheres that somehow become abstract, underlines a transit between an almost documental status and an aesthetic exploration, which is handled by the artist with extreme rigour. Marta Moreira de Almeida. Grupo RAR. The impact of the confrontation with the history of RAR Group has been reflected in a very varied manner. In the case of photography, the response has been more direct and has revealed a neo-documentary tendendy, whereas for other disciplines it has been more open to fiel of conceptual speculation and imagination.
Author of a Johanna - Various - Austropopcollection - Rar & Skurril oeuvre within the context of recent Portuguese art, his videos and installations have delineated a territory in which humour and cruelty intersect in the destructuring of children's narratives or in the construction of strange universes, where visual seduction is imploded by meticulously manipulated deviations of meaning. In the case of the works on display in this exhibition, this complex dialogue is achieved through the type of language used, primarily abstraction, and through immediate discovery of graphic elements inspired by the visual universe of the various RAR Group companies.
Marta Moreira de Andrade. The compositions now on display encapsulate Aqua Regia For The Rescued - Dissolved - Emit Like A Prothonotary vision that freely and playfully interacts with the idea of a balanced and sustainable world.
The wide array of portraits produced in a short, but extremely intense, period of time, conjure up a reality that would not normally be associated to oil painting. The works seem to draw closer to the world of a photographic session, i.
Nonetheless the artist succeeds in capturing the physiognomic complexity of his subjects using such basic and semi-instantaneous devices. Instead of restricting herself to established forms of expression - such as painting and sculpture - the artist has championed site-specific interventions, where the exhibition space itself becomes the backdrop for more or less ephemeral works.
Far removed from conveniente formalism that unashamedly runs through a significant portion of contemporary creation, she has developed an activity anchored Johanna - Various - Austropopcollection - Rar & Skurril drawing - where her visually and conceptually robust projects are underpinned by various types of reminiscences.
Although Carla Filipe also works directly with three-dimensional works space, her most familiar terrain, as state above, is drawing - which she mixes together with writing in a kind Viel Zu Viel - Various - Zillo CD-06/2013 uninterrupted stream of consciousness.
They are images denuded of time, where the conflict between the real and the effectivelly represented is diluted in compositions that intelligently shun the anecdotal to find a strange monumentality in the simple and banal. RAR World?. A work that combines two Johanna - Various - Austropopcollection - Rar & Skurril and two times: the self construction process, and the final work.
In the process, the artist documents the way in which he makes use of elements taken from RAR Group companies to make buildings, ships and lorries. In the second phase, the construction, the artist crystallizes his vision in models representing urban complexes such as an airport or a sea port. The young artist who has prosecuted her career abroad, presented in her work titled RAR Work, a sequence of images of numerous workplaces associated with RAR, in an?
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