Para un poema I
For a Poem I
1977
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Pablo Palazuelo’s training as an architect initiated his interest in mathematics and physics, which was soon expanded with the discovery of Eastern philosophies, esotericism and the Kabbalah. The apparent simplicity of his abstract compositions hides a framework of theoretical references. Rather than producing a limited and closed object, his geometries try to express change and metamorphosis. Although formally working with polygons, prisms, rectangles and other geometric forms, Palazuelo is interested in the intrinsic energy and movement emanating from them. His compositions demand the viewer’s active imagination. He addresses what the eye, when looking rather than identifying visually, can ‘see inside’ or ‘know’.

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original title
Para un poema I
year of acquisition
2007
type of object
Drawing
dimensions
34.8 x 26.5 cm
Copyright
© Fundación Pablo Palazuelo
registration number
R.2909
date
1977
fonds
Col·lecció MACBA. Fundació MACBA
media
Chinese ink on paper
credits
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Long-term loan of Pablo Palazuelo Foundation
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