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Reference

b1382137

Year

2010

Medium

Drawings & Works on Paper

Size

110 x 80 cm
43.31 x 32 in

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  • About the work
Medium: charcoal on paper

About the Artist

2018 , Spain

Madrid, 1965 Chus García-Fraile considers drawing as the philosopher’s stone of her career. The artist from Madrid has made ten solo exhibitions in our country and has participated in numerous collective projects (“Female Identity”, “Madrid-Processes”, “On Painting”, “Prophetia”, “Hic et nunc”) inside and outside of Spain. The formal exactitude and the plastic quality characterize the recent work of García-Fraile: large drawings made with charcoal on paper that review the symbols and icons of our time in a critique of the consumer society and the mythification of the welfare state. The “Megalopolis” series is nourished by nocturnal and dismal compositions that, like factory-cities, act as allegories of the city, portraying it as a container and generator of dynamics, nodes and paradigms. “Artificios” departs from a suggestive conceptual contrast between the festive fireworks and the explosions and light flashes derived from the current wars, flashes that constantly bombard our everyday universe thanks to the media

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About the Gallery

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Madrid, Santa Teresa, 10

After 25 years of experience in the contemporary art market, organizing individual and group exhibitions, and working with a wide range of international artists, the management of PUXAGALLERY opens in 2016 a new workspace in Madrid, in the central district of Las Salesas, to generate new projects in contemporary art. With an eye on participation in art fa...

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