• Berta Cáccamo

    Galeria Alfonso Alcolea

    Berta Cáccamo exhibited nine canvases, each entitled SERNAM, after the industrial district outside Paris where they were realized. Designated with the Roman numerals I to IX, these paintings all suggest cold rainy days, morning snows, and the desolation of the outskirts. Their undifferentiated grounds are fixed in a prefigurative intermediary stage. Overcome by indeterminacy, the figures do not achieve a condition of “being”; they remain shadows of things on the verge of becoming, stains of a dream—indecipherable visions that attract with their silence and that one fears destroying with words.

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