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Sense títol (Dos marcs #2), 2010

Untitled (Two frames #2), 2010
Object, 146.5 x 152.5 x 2.5 cm
The notion of the matrix or die is questioned in Untitled (Two Frames #2), a piece that revolves around the idea that a distinction might exist between form and content, between content and container. Just as Ludwig Wittgenstein denied the existence of the mind as an entity separate from the body in his philosophical logic, so Armando Andrade Tudela plays with elements that are peripheral to the image and arranges them in such a way that they constitute the image itself. There is nothing else beyond; everything participates in the representation; no image is more real than any other, as everything is arranged around reality. What we term a document is an effort to get close to the limit of verisimilitude, but it is no more true than this play of reflections. The difference between a ‘realist’ system of representation and another that is formal or abstract is the way that its relationship with access to immediate knowledge of the world is structured. Whereas a realistic system conceives of the possibility of obtaining information through images, formal and abstract systems deny or simply minimise the importance of the connection between what we see and the world beyond.

Technical details

Original title:
Sense títol (Dos marcs #2)
Registration number:
3900
Artist:
Andrade Tudela, Armando
Date created:
2010
Date acquired:
2010
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium
Object type:
Object
Media:
Painted wood frames, cardboard and glass
Dimensions:
146.5 x 152.5 x 2.5 cm (height x width x depth)
Credits:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Consortium. Gift of the artist. Work produced in collaboration with Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
Copyright:
© Armando Andrade Tudela
It has accessibility resources:
No

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