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  • Begoña Montalbán

    Galeria Gingko

    Begoña Montalbán began her artistic career rather later than most: until a few years ago she worked as a registered nurse in a hospital. It is perhaps because she entered art school at twenty-eight that she neatly avoided passage through an artistic adolescence. Instead, when she began her career, she already knew that her work would navigate the territory that divides social convention from sensual expression.

    Like many of her generation, Montalbán has fastened her gaze on the body. Rooted in wounds and corporeal functions, her work draws heavily from Surrealism—another movement for which the

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