Eulalia Valldosera

El Roser

Eulalia Valldosera’s art consists of light and shadow. Light becomes a metaphor for her efforts to establish her own identity; and shadow suggests how often her searches end in obscurity. In this way her work resembles that of other artists of her generation who mine an inner expressive terrain, such as Alicia Martín Villanueva, Bogoña Montalbán, Angela Nordenstedt, and Patricia Ecario.

The fascination of Valldosera’s work derives from the disjunction between her anxious search for knowledge and the uncertain results she obtains, something that exposes the futility of pursuing art as a means to knowledge. While she continually returns to the same themes, her work operates in multiple registers, and she often uses metaphor to suggest resonant relationships. Teràpies, incidents, fuites (fragment: l’hamaca) [Therapies, incidents escapes (fragment: the hammock), 1991], for example—a hammock

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