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'Sincere Color from the Promised City (I)'

The Arch is very pleased to present Barcelona-based artist Oscar Abraham Pabón. Born in Venezuela, and having studied architecture there, Pabón builds on a visual language rooted in Latin American modernism. Red bricks, characteristic of the Venezuelan urban landscape, are given a completely new meaning by their clever placement together, and the sporadic application of paint. They are seemingly the debris of a mystical building, turned into a relic or ritual object. The material of the brick transcends its form and with it, its daily familiarity too.

Oscar Abraham Pabón

Sincere Color from the Promised City (I), 2019

Clay brick, ceramic color

36 x 24 x 6,6 cm

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