VÉRONIQUE PASTOR #PAINTING.DRAWING
Her work may only exist once these irrefutable arguments have been accepted: the essentialism of a given state of existence, the expression of some "ultimate" statements.
They define the work of Véronique Pastor... namely the moral or spiritual force which defines us, shows us what we are, and could be !
Véronique Pastor's work is eminent, powerful and tightly knit... Evidently, her work did not emerge out of nothing... !
The colours are decisive, lingering with us long after we've perceived them.
In fact, it is as if our senses were the first to "see" what the artist is suggesting to us; only then for our gaze settles here and there throughout her work, to finally experience this emotion, this joy, this gentleness, this questioning which allows us to be or to become, without any prudishness or ulterior motives.
Véronique Pastor is a humble, determined and true Artist.
EDUARDO LASTRES #PAINTING || ART DRAWING
"...I cannot and must not merely express a ordinary mindset or posture...I mean to paint, draw what we are or imagine ourselves to be, or at least to suggest it... As did Bacon, I would rather paint the Scream than the Horror causing it...I intend to have the essence be considered rather than being imposed... Fortunate to be the decision-maker, I would choose this profile of the face, this perspective of the senses, and carry out this entire unveiling of what I consider to be beautiful, good, Us..."
VICTOR ASUAJE #PAINTING
MONIKA SABO #PAINTING
...The artistic universe of the Slovak artist Monika Sabo is at the very least surprising or extraordinary.
Dreamlike or particularly realistic, it gathers, individuality, human crowd,..
Those are Singular-Plural Gaze which can express such, pain, love, passion as well as emotion, sadness and ... joy.
Original works with crucifying faces, the expressed words of Monika Sabo overwhelm and take us away.
How can one express this necessity of the exploration of the self without harassing our deep faith in others?
For the artist, the unreality of dream, and thought, spring up in her works or gazes; portraits and bodies are but noisy cries, vectors of the ordinary or silence of the immortality!?....
STEPHANE DOUSDEBES #PAINTING
ELISABETH MARCADET #PAINTING
"... It is my belief,.... I live for this Expression which some might find disturbing and others will feel powerful, true, and sincere... I remain deeply aware of this freedom of expression which often demonstrates or implies some of the misguided of the soul, some fleeting thoughts, some moral values..." Painting is not about the recreation of my surroundings, but rather the creation of something just as vivid as what is surrounding me..."
Elisabeth Marcadet is cultured, committed,...she doesn't pretend, she doesn't know how to be a hypocrite ¡¡
Her immodest and carnal poses, her tangle of flesh and lines, her faces distorted by feelings, are the emotions and tribulations of our souls, of our lives,
She is a "whistleblower" of suffering, of our internal, existential questions.
Yes, she is very attentive to our internal sufferings, which are definitely essential; she is an artist and not a therapist who has this duty to tell us...
She's free what we should be ¡¡
PEPE GIMENO #PAINTING
His work seeks to abolish the classical language with its too invasive grammar... at worst, he combines it¡
It addresses ordinary thought, the essences of our existence, the existence of our poetic expressions and experiences.
Thus, I suggest a few symbols then propose a staging....
He wants to dialogue with our intuitions and memories more than with our reasons....
He does not claim to offer any moral value for his Work, only freedom and pleasure¡
A constant modernism sign his work....
DAVID DELGADO #PAINTING
I want my work to be away of any content, or at least exempt of a content that can be textualized.
I believe Art is another way of knowledge, and so I consider it to be more coherent if it is non linguistic.
I reject any content that can be encapsulated in words.
All we can see in art galleries are metaphors. With different rhetorical formulas, but in the end, everything is a metaphor. Metaphors and symbols.
And I want to do something away from it.
Occasionally, I play with some cultural references, but this is always in a mocking way.
I feel very close to Dada; Dada not as a movement, but an attitude, as an understanding of everything.
I love Trash Culture and also Decorative Arts: in both cases because of the lack of pretension. "Sublime" is for me an archaic word.
I always tried to paint in the same way I draw because of the immediacy and freshness of drawing. Rather than virtuosity, I tend to do something foolish and ridiculous.
In the end, my personal quest is to create an Art full of honesty, simplicity and grace.
PERCEVAL GRAELLS #PAINTING
« ...I am interested in the use of gesture linked to abstraction and automatism, in particular to abstract expressionism. I try to move the onlooker through gesture and color; I don’t try to describe but to express what I see and how I feel through those observations. I adopt, thus, the clues of a non descriptive language in which our perceptions and emotions play an important role, and in which I try to search for visual equivalents to intangible things, emotions, sensations and thoughts. It is through gestual painting that I can express my interior life and my personal vision of the world... »
AURELIE JEANNIN #PAINTING
Born in the 2020s, as the gloom settles on a background of uncertainty and anxiety, and malaise and despair spread amongst individuals, Positiv'Art is a fruitful work of introspection and questioning, a painful and necessary uphill pilgrimage, to reconquer the essential.
Throughout this inner journey, the artist will draw from his deepest self an unsuspected energy leading to the emergence of surprisingly positive works in their choice of colours, their usage of their material, their gestures, and the sensations of strength and freedom they exude.
Far from expressing fear or the sense of confinement, his pictorial work transcends reality to become the vector of an incredible vital force, thus demonstrating that the artist, through his departure from context, is unrestrained. An unrestrained freedom which, although fragile, is fundamental.
If art has long been distanced from its aesthetic function, it now reclaims a purpose in embellishing everyday life, however it is not a matter of superficial aesthetic. The work is neither a superfluous decoration, nor a luxury, but an essential component of our existence.
Art is never neutral, it acts upon people, it impacts our sensibility, it conveys messages, values and sensations. Positive Art seizes this timeless truth and asserts its communicative optimism, even claims it.
DIONISIO GÁZQUEZ MÉNDEZ #PAINTING
PRESENCIA ARQUITECTURAL II (Homenaje a M.H.J. Schoenmaekers) / LA EMOCIÓN ATRAPADA / BOSQUE ROJO I / CONCERTACIÓN ATENUADA / ...
He is completely liberated from the strict language of a figuration often all too suggestive and at times ever so definitive ¡¡ No doubt he can envision an "abstraction",...
His work lingers within our own perception well beyond a defined, definitive point in time ¡
The textures of his work are dense and yet so subtle; the colors within them are vibrant and birth a whole new language of expressiveness.
He knows how to reveal the fundamentals, the very fundamentals.
Dionisio Gázquez Méndez seems to lay down a few figments of memory, a few fleeting lights, a few elusive experiences; as viewers, we resonate with his work... This is so very important!
Dionisio Gázquez Méndez was born in 1951 (Almería, España). He lives and works in Alicante.