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Rosa Amorós

Galeria Rene Metras

Either through caution or prudence, form in Rosa Amorós’ work is insinuated but never clearly defined. Thus, the gouaches and sculptures shown here elaborate an alphabet of signs, whose simplicity demands compositional rigor. Amorós has opted to represent metaphors that are charged with allusions. She uses fired clay and stoneware, as well as marble in her sculptures, but she is able to overcome the limits of her materials by using them innovatively. Her greatest effort is directed toward the elimination of any difference between them. Even in the gouaches she attempts to transcend material limitations. In Paisaje (Landscape, all works 1990), she suggests that one can carry a portable landscape inside oneself like an artificial heart. Each piece maintains its autonomy and is enveloped in an absolute silence. Still, from the group as a whole, one can see that she is reflecting on an esthetics

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