CITY: 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 book: Non plac ...
Ricardo GonzalezPainting34,5cm x 37,5cm€530
Ricardo GonzalezPainting34,5cm x 40,5cm€570
Ricardo GonzalezPainting28cm x 32,5cm€430
Ricardo GonzalezPainting32,5cm x 28,5cm€430
Ricardo GonzalezPainting97 cm x 52 cm€2,400
Ricardo GonzalezPainting86 cm x 67 cm€1,900
Ricardo GonzalezPainting96 cm x 70 cm€2,300
Ricardo GonzalezPainting67 cm x 87 cm€1,900