Articles Archive for March 2000
Agustí Penadés, a self-taught artist, he starts to make shows in 1967, since then he exhibits here and abroad, his works have participated in Arf Fairs.
He has won painting and sculpture awards on many occasions, Museums and Intitutions have his artworks.
Penades is a faithful representative of the informalism, he offers us a cosmos in constrution, deconstruction organic matter, speech between beginning and ending, a good synthesis of trade and plastic imagination. Penades wants to see himself, from the view of twenty five years construction of himself, combing his today codes, until finding the original fountain of the past.
Holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona, 1972-1976.
One of the most repeated themes in Rufino Mesa’s work is the series Ocultaciones.
The art and action of hiding, the deployment so suggesting and expressive of the materials treatment with the ideas fusion, form a unique spectacle.
A prolific sculptor, the materials he uses are mostly perennial such as marble, and bronze, his works are usually large scale.
We can see his works in public spaces in cities such as Merida, Badajoz, Reus, Bellreguard (Valencia), Igualada, Brasil, Corea and next to the vineyards of Penedés.
He has created an space called ‘La Comella’ where he lives and works. There he has installed his recent works, that usually are actions in the surrounding, of concentration and meditation, sacred spaces constructions, where the audience feels a good and confortable sensation of the place.