Madrid

Cristina Iglesias

Galeria Marga Paz

Formally, the esthetic language of Cristina Iglesias, a member of the new generation of Spanish sculptors, has evolved gradually, without radical changes, since she first began to exhibit in the early ’80s. Her repertory of materials has grown from the early work’s cement and iron to include glass, which appeared in 1986, and more recently weavings, wood, such metals as copper and zinc, and other additions, all of which have contributed to a diversification of her expressive and technical resources. Without losing any of its former ambiguity, Iglesias’ sculpture now incorporates direct references to nature and architecture. Furthermore, these references are introduced by means traditionally considered foreign to sculpture—through other artistic techniques, such as tapestry and etching, which admit into her three-dimensional art a whole range of images more directly related to two-dimensional

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