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N/A - Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon N/A

“Aluminium” - Nicolás Radic

Nicolás Radic “Aluminium”

Exhibiting Artists


    Biography : Francis Bacon was born to English parents living in Dublin, Ireland, on October 28, 1909. After traveling to Germany and France as a young man, he settled in London and began a career as a self-taught artist. Most of his paintings from the 1940s to '60s depict the human figure in scenes that suggest alienation, violence and suffering. Bacon's provocative, expressive work is considered some of the most important art of the postwar era. He died in Madrid, Spain, on April 28, 1992.

    Detailed Description : Francis Bacon based his prints on a selection of 35 of his paintings dating from 1965-1991. Bacon worked with French, Italian and Spanish printers, following a European tradition of artists collaborating with skilled master printers which dates back to the Renaissance. Well-known examples from the 20th century include Jacques Villon's etchings based on paintings by such artists as Matisse and Picasso, and Charles Sorlier's lithographs after paintings by Chagall. The prints were all produced under Bacon's supervision and the artist made changes when necessary to the proofs which he then approved. All the prints are signed by the artist and numbered unless otherwise stated.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Francis Bacon - N/A N/A

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    Biography : Nicolás Radic received his B.F.A. in 2007 from Universidad Católica de Chile. radic lives and works in Santiago, Chile.

    Exhibition : Radic's work has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions in Santiago, including Museo MAVI (2016); Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago (2009); Matucana 100 (2012), Galería XS (2016), among others. His work was recently shown at Marlborough Gallery in Barcelona, Spain. Additionally, he has participated in several international art fairs, including ArtLima, Peru; Untitled, Miami; Pinta, New York; Pinta, Miami; ARTBO, Bogota; ArteBA, Buenos Aires; Ch.ACO, Santiago. His work is featured in several private collections, including the Sayago & Pardon, Los Angeles.

    Detailed Description : Nicolás Radic's compositions push photographic realism to abstraction. Through a series of fine methodical processes, his paintings detract the object's material character away from its shape, decontextualizing them and steering them away from their function. Thus, each work is transformed into an autonomous unit that seeks to reveal the particular demands of the represented materials. He meticulously captures the nuances of luminosity and the tension between reality and artifice, a commentary on the medium of painting as a means of expression. The study of texture, color and rhythm is explored through a wide specter of materials, some as flexible as plastic, as temporary as paper, and as hard as scrap metal. In his recent works, the artist has turned to paper, pieces of cardboard and aluminum, to build models, by crumpling them into abstract and geometric constructions. The models are carefully illuminated to make way for the photographic record, an additional challenge to the use of oil painting as a medium. These images are later rendered, as if transcribed, in order to reveal the complex interplay of color and shape, with light.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Nicolás Radic - “Aluminium” “Aluminium”

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