Ricardo Gonzalez

Ricardo Gonzalez

MEDIUM: Painting
CITY/REGION: Cantabria, Spain

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ricardo Gonzalez, Doctor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid, is a Spanish artist who works and lives between Cantabria, Berlin and New York.
The plastic work of Ricardo, framed within the neo-baroque line postulated by Omar Calabrese, is a gathering of memories and inspirations of various kinds which, emerging from his mind, are captured on a pictorial support by creating impossible spaces.
The creation of patterns, the spatial decomposition of architecture and pieces that remind us the abstract expressionism, makes of Rafael’s artwork a particular point of view never before seen.
Behind his work, it is possible to see a deep, studied and developed conceptual base, which Ricardo developed from the traditional practice of painting. Using a technique in which combines acrylic, oil and enamel, his ultimate goal is to establish a dichotomous dialogue that slides between the abstract and the figurative; between baroque and the rational representation of spaces.
Ricardo presents ‘Souvenir de no-lugar’ collection on which he tells us about the process of creating this series of paintings:
“For the realization of “Souvenir de no-lugar” series, I was inspired by the concept of "non-place" created by the anthropologist Marc Augé in his b ...


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