Pepe Espaliu And Guillermo Paneque

Galeria Carles Tache

A young group of Sevillian artists, criticized roundly for having been foisted to the status of official culture through the effective promotion of the gallery La Máquina Española in Seville (since moved to Madrid), has made a prominent appearance in the national and international critical arenas during the last three years. It all began in the anxious social circles and cliques of the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Seville and the magazine Figura. This group of artists sought to disengage themselves from what they considered the imposition of Spanish topics, an impoverished local criticism, and from the established Spanish artists whom they saw as esthetically exhausted and dated. One of the objectives of these artists has been to eschew the local scenes of Barcelona and Madrid and to integrate themselves directly into the foreign panorama, leaving local references behind. This partly accounts

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