• Simeón Saiz Ruiz

    Galería Tomas March

    Even amid the accelerated rhythm of contemporary life there are artists who still practice meditation and repose. Simeón Saiz Ruiz works with such care that he has painted only four canvases in the past two years. But his meticulousness does not in any way imply indifference to or withdrawal from human affairs. Since 1996 he has been working on a series titled “J’est un je”—a play on Rimbaud’s celebrated phrase “Je est un autre.” The trajectory of the French poet, who abandoned his country and his lover Verlaine in pursuit of new cultures (reaching Aden, in North Africa), exemplifies the

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