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Oriol Vilapuig. Son. Imprints and figurations in Valls d’Àneu

Art Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) , Sants - Montjuïc Until Wednesday September 30 2020
Oriol Vilapuig

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Catalan artist Oriol Vilapuig works with imagery that focuses on baptismal and oil fonts, which are typically found in the Àneu valleys area in the territory of Pallars Sobirà, where Vilapuig often creates. Shapes of nature, fissures, centuries-old marks, pebbly ground, animal footprints... they all appear using the frottage, or 'rubbing', technique, a procedure that allows the images to appear by contact. All these forms are presented in a space built especially for this show inside the MNAC's Romanesque rooms. This artistic intervention establishes a dialogue with a visual assembly of projected images from archives and publications in different fields, an inaccessible visual atlas that dilutes or reinforces what takes place 'between images'.



Venue name: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC)
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Venue phone: 93 622 03 75
Address: Parc de Montjuïc
Transport: Espanya (M: L1, L3; FGC)
Price: €12

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