Madrid

Elena Del Rivero and Tere Recarens

Galería Javier López & Fer Francés

After meeting in New York, the Spanish artists Elena del Rivero and Tere Recarens decided to work collaboratively, bringing together their distinct methods and personalities to the various works. “In Love (Entredos)” (In Love [in between]), the result of this alliance, illuminates the different ways two artists from the same country but of different generations might conceive of creating an artwork. Each is interested in making her work a projection of herself; the manner in which they approach this idea is what marks the difference.

Del Rivero became known in the early ’80s for landscape paintings with romantic overtones, in which she emphasized the importance of textures. Materials and their capacity to generate metaphors remain central to her aesthetic Despite the autobiographical weight that a great deal of her work carries, the manner in which she expresses herself is frequently

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