Articles Archive for November 2007
The imagination and fantasy with a dose of reality and concern lead the artist Paco Riqué to the search, this search makes him create and he creates new forms with which to communicate what he wants to convey.
Conveying sensations, that reach where words cannot, fabricating images to express the inexplicable that only seems possible with other codes. Codes that are decoded in colour, in austerity, in the absence of nothing. There, the firm brushstroke swirls, becoming both tumultuous desires and serene messages.
A freedom that is expressed in cascades, in small coloured notes, in contrasting tones, in rhythmic beats, sounds spread out into space.
This is how he sees it when, as pursuer of the nocturnal landscapes, curiosity claims him. Then calm comes and he is reconciled with its presence. His abstraction also informs us.
Núria Fernández Estopà
His paintings are based on a rich and intense color contrast. The color is worked from saturated spots that do not mix with each other through an exacting treatment.
The works have been worked with mixed media: acrylic paint, oil paint (prepared by the artist himself), oil and waxes used by the artist for his graphics. We distinguish between two types of graphics, some made automatically (random words written) that would be within the tradition of automatic writing of Dadaism and Surrealism and other graphics much closer to the work of Cy Twombly.