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Gato IV, 2020

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Quimera Gallery, Buenos Aires

Size

50 x 70 cm
19.69 x 28 in

Reference

8bcf1eef

Year

2020

Medium

Paintings

Category


  • About the work

Watercolor on paper.


About the Artists

, United States

Ana Clara Soler studied Visual Arts at UNA, participated in the Artists Program and the Di Tella Film Laboratory, did workshops and clinics with Nahuel Vecino, Eduardo Stupía, Matías Duville and Pablo Siquier. She participated in the following residencies, awards and festivals: Kaus Australis, Rotterdam; Animasivo, Mexico DF; Art Center, Miami; El Ranchito, Matadero Madrid; FIFF, Friborg Switzerland; Curriculum Cero, Ruth Benzacar Gallery; VIII Central Bank National Painting Prize; Third Prize Painting Visual Arts Contest 2017, from the National Endowment for the Arts. Some individual exhibitions: Futuras Cavernas, Museo MARCO La Boca, 2020; Portrait of the World, Sputnik Gallery, 2017; Ad Infinitum, Rea Gallery, 2014; From Buenos Aires to Miami, Art Center SF, 2013; Sublimado, CC Recoleta, 2011; Vamos Perdiendo, Mundo Dios Gallery, MDQ, 2010; Capricious Currents, Hidden Garden Gallery, 2009. Some group exhibitions: Doble Cero, FJF Klemm, curated by Laura Batkis, 2010; Stars and Constellations, UTDT, curated by Jorge Macchi, 2010; Gipsy Wedding, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, 2012; Normal, El Ranchito, Matadero Madrid, 2014; Parafilia, curated by Valeria Pecoraro and Daniela Varone, Galería Ruby, 2016; Asunción, with Laura Hita, Galería Atocha, 2016; VIA VIVA, curated by Alina Perkins, Los Angeles, 2017. She worked as an editor and artist assistant. She has been teaching in her workshop since 2015. In 2017, she gave a collage workshop for teenagers at Malba.

 

I like the idea of producing art from the purest affirmation, from the expulsion of a particular and intimate universe that wants to be said and ignores the containment dikes of taste and fashions, thus founding the space of a personal mythology. Collecting images, concepts and palettes from everywhere, expanding the limits of one's own style to the point of questioning it, while the invisible current unifies everything and organizes it under the imprint of a dreamy expressionism. As time went by, the supports and forms in my works varied and mutated, but the source of inspiration and the world that inspires me remained the same, that of literature, fiction, rarefied and exuberant nature.


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Buenos Aires, Guemes 4474, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Quimera works as a platform for the development of curatorial, exhibition, educational and editorial projects. It represents an intermediate generation of contemporary artists and encourages interdisciplinary dialogue by giving space to cycles, projects, artists and curators in its space. In 2015 release its own publishing label, Q·Editora, with bilingual p...

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