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Nuria Fuster, Esculpidoras II (Sculptresses II), 2012, metal, wax, two irons, 27 1/2 x 47 1/4 x 28 3/4". From the series “Accidentes” (Accidents), 2011–.

Nuria Fuster

Galería Marta Cervera

Nuria Fuster, Esculpidoras II (Sculptresses II), 2012, metal, wax, two irons, 27 1/2 x 47 1/4 x 28 3/4". From the series “Accidentes” (Accidents), 2011–.

Nuria Fuster’s stylistic repertoire ranges from post-Minimalism (especially the legacy of Joseph Beuys and Robert Rauschenberg) to classical sculpture, yet she is as sensitive to the formal and narrative possibilities of quotidian objects and spaces as she is to these art-historical references. Born in Alcoy, in the southeast of Spain, in 1978, she recently moved to Berlin, where she has refined her approach to objecthood and honed a sculptural syntax that expands her vocabulary to a more installation-based practice, granting more importance to the recontextualization of objects than to their deconstruction. For this reason, her recent show “Don Quijote también esculpió el aire” (Don Quixote Also Sculpted the Air) marked a decisive step forward in her career.

Order and chaos have always been separated by a very thin line in Fuster’s work. She was once a wanderer who collected

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