Exhibition

EVOLUTION

5 Jul 2018 – 28 Sep 2018

Miguel Marcos Gallery

Barcelona
Catalonia, Spain

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The Miguel Marcos Gallery is pleased to invite you to the exhibition EVOLUTION, which brings together a series of international artists, where their works Devender the nucleus with which to illuminate some questions about contemporary contemporary art. 
The fact of combining the works of Alan Charlton, Dennis Hollingsworth, Fabian Marcaccio, Glen Rubsamen, Álvaro Soler-Arpa and David Tremlett, means reconstructing the line of artistic creation of the last decades in the halls of the gallery. understands the constant evolution in the field of painting and the History of Art in general. All of them, experimental artists who cover different techniques and disciplines to get works of all minimalist and figurative conditions, regardless of styles or possible narratives.
The expository narrative is structured on the basis of the idea of artistic intention, considering the works as visual manifestos capable of expressing different conceptions of what art can be and should be and the role that art contributes to society. 
The works that make up this exhibition are grouped according to criteria of affinity of the authors from which to understand that the approach in the use of artistic language does not necessarily translate into a common purpose with respect to the objective of their art. Looks that do not arise from the mimesis or the search for originality, but from the aspiration of the pictorial practice as an intellectual process and the construction of the subject.
The long and convoluted trajectory in the arts that goes from the appearance of cubism and abstract art towards the end of the first decade of 1900 until the most essentialist current, Minimal Art, is impregnated with wars and revolutions and also with great ideological changes and social. In the exhibition you can see works of the followers of this perspective, both 
Alan Charlton and David Tremlett opt for the minimal movement, starting from a very particular vision of pictorial creation, in which the taste for architecture, geometry intervenes and mathematics.

Exhibiting artists

Fabian Marcaccio

Glen Rubsamen

Dennis Hollingsworth

Álvaro Soler-Arpa

Alan Charlton

David Tremlett

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