Juan Muñoz

Galeria Marga Paz

Juan Muñoz uses images in his work that evoke a world where dream and illusion are the rule––a place where subconscious desires and the absurd are connected. The absurd is, for Muñoz, a source of creative energy not only for artists, but for all humankind. For those internal and external, equivocal and contradictory circumstances related to us contribute to knowledge as much as the logical and the manifestable does, and are presented in sharp profile or tinged with darkness and uncertainty.

Muñoz thinks of art as a form of knowledge, and if rational knowledge pertains to science, the artist prefers to go in another direction: bringing to light chimerical visions, possible fictions. As an alternative to desire, or perhaps as another way of materializing it, Muñoz often proposes the idea of a voyage in his works, and he develops a sense of space in them. They directly evoke time, inducing a

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