Mirror Room Sketch, from the Colonial Suites series

by Rogelio Baez-Vega

Paintings - 22.9cm x 30.5cm

£534.59

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    Type | Original Art
    Medium | Paintings
    Style | Abstract
    Subject | Still Life
    Year | 2017
    Size | 22.9cm x 30.5cm
    Ready to hang | Yes
    Signed | Yes, on verso
    Materials | oil and gold pigment powder on linen
  • Monica Pajarin

    Rise Art Prize Judge Monica Pajarin says:

    "Rogelio's abstract yet somewhat figurative paintings denote the sort of run-down/mental state of prolonged colonialism. I understood the abstraction as a sort of half-done work for the picture, which in turn reflects how colonies are treated. There is a sense of long gone, never true bourgeois."

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  • Mirror Room Sketch, from the Colonial Suites series

    I am interested in transgressing places or historical buildings associated with the structures of power in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Architecture from the colonial period usually harbors and exemplifies absolute political power. These contradictory associations, as a fictitious space of political and cultural power, contribute various absurd associations that allow me to develop an aesthetic framed and diluted between fiction and political failure. Dystopic / post apocalyptic visions along with Latin American surrealism, provide the framework to construct a visual essay of spaces of subm…

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    Rogelio Baez-Vega

    Lives and works in Santurce, Puerto Rico
    Independent drawing and painting courses with Fran Cervoni. Studies in painting, design and photography at University of the Sacred Heart, San Juan, PR. Studies in painting at Escuela de Artes Plásticas. Intensive workshop in oil painting with Amanda Carmona Bosch. Advanced drawing workshop with Melanie Reign at Altos de Chavón, Design School.

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