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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, GALERIA 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

Suzanne Watters (USA)
Paige Wallwork (AUSTRALIA)
Romina Haiatzanian (ARGENTINA)
Sabrina Jeannine (GERMANY)
Maria C. Ramos (KonART) (SPAIN)
Paul Anton (SPAIN)
Lisa Gehres (RUSSIA)
Rina Murao (JAPAN)
Monique Correy (AUSTRALIA)
Yeonwha Sung (SOUTH KOREA)
Sonia Vinograd (NORWAY)
Stefan Lissina (AUSTRIA)

Artworks

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JUAN PINILLA. La pintura guiando al pueblo.

JUAN PINILLA. La pintura guiando al pueblo.

ABSTRACT DUTY

ABSTRACT DUTY

FROM: JULY 28 TO AUGUST 22

HYPNOTIC

HYPNOTIC

FROM: JULY 28 TO AUGUST 22

ANY OLD TIME

ANY OLD TIME

FROM JANUARY 13 UNTIL FEB 13 / 2022

SEEING ABSTRACTION

SEEING ABSTRACTION

FROM JANUARY 13 UNTIL FEB 13 / 2022

REBELLION

REBELLION

FROM JULY 23 UNTIL AGO 23 / 2021

PLASTICITY

PLASTICITY

FROM JUNE 11 UNTIL JULY 6 / 2022

GENESIS

GENESIS

FROM JUNE 11 UNTIL JULY 6 / 2022

PARADOX

PARADOX

FROM OCTOBER 7 UNTIL NOVEMBER 7

MODERN ARCHETYPES

MODERN ARCHETYPES

FROM SEPTEMBER 2 UNTIL OCTOBER 2 / 2021