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The atmosphere and strategies of an era in which novelty, youth, political turmoil, ethical and aesthetic commitment, declarations and manifestos, controversy, search for new languages​​, and the decline of academism played the leading role, witnesses of the rise of an abstract movement that embraced and still embraces, to this day, different styles and techniques. Rayonism, Lyrical Abstraction, Constructivism, Suprematism, Neoplasticism, Abstract Expressionism, and Informalism, are styles that establish the formal, chromatic, and structural aspects.

From a process of foreshortening, image purification, and the Inventionist Manifesto, artists look for correspondences, contrasts, or variations from gestures, tones, and values. Diagonal brushstrokes, rhomboid shapes, figures with acute angles, and some curved and circular shape games established new imaginary.

The shift from realism to abstraction is a journey that, retrospectively, underlines the transition from early figuration and thoughtful studies on form, to pure geometry that prioritizes the chromatic structure.

Abstract Duty, Galería Azur’s new group show, highlights research processes of dematerialization of the form. At the same time, it looks deeper into the aesthetic and compositional search of artists seeking to uncover an expression capable of taking the lead – a unique and enduring identity in reality.

Ceres González

Ceres González

Art Curator and Art Critic. GALERIA AZUR

PHYSICAL & DIGITAL EXHIBITION
FEATURED ARTISTS

Pipi Saenz (AR)
Eveline Stauffer (CH)
Maria Mueller Atelier (DE)
Rina Murao (JP)
Lena Katrin Weber (DE)
Olivier Petit-Helle (FR)
Karin Anita Morris (AU)
Antoine Neybourger (FR)
Meghan Faith Albee (US)
Ricardo Tadeu Barros (PT)
Rodrigo Ruiz (MX)
Koki Nishimawari (JP)
Laureline Françoise Nicolas Veelo (BE)
Beatriz Zerolo (ES)
Elva Bahvalova (LV)

Artworks

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blow_up

FROM JAN 12 TO FEB 11 / 2023

CRYSTAL SILENCE

CRYSTAL SILENCE

FROM DEC 8 TO JAN 2 / 2022-2023

SUBTEXTS

SUBTEXTS

FROM NOV 21 TO DEC 12 / 2022

DREAMLAND

DREAMLAND

FROM OCT 27 TO NOV 21 / 2022

HEART BEAT

HEART BEAT

FROM: OCT 13 TO NOV 7 / 2022

EUPHORIA

EUPHORIA

FROM SEPT 8 TO OCT 3 / 2022

JUAN PINILLA. La pintura guiando al pueblo.

JUAN PINILLA. La pintura guiando al pueblo.

FROM SEPT 29 TO OCT 13

ABSTRACT DUTY

ABSTRACT DUTY

FROM: JULY 28 TO AUGUST 22

HYPNOTIC

HYPNOTIC

FROM: JULY 28 TO AUGUST 22

ANY OLD TIME

ANY OLD TIME

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SEEING ABSTRACTION

SEEING ABSTRACTION

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REBELLION

REBELLION

FROM JULY 23 UNTIL AGO 23 / 2021

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PLASTICITY

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GENESIS

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PARADOX

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MODERN ARCHETYPES

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FLÂNERIE

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ECLIPSE

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AD ASTRA

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DEVENIR TORO. Fotografías por Andrés Calamaro. Curada por Rodrigo Cañete

DEVENIR TORO. Fotografías por Andrés Calamaro. Curada por Rodrigo Cañete

FROM MAY 15 UNTIL JUNE 1ST / 2021