Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas, spray painting and oil bar
Dimensions: 100cm (H) x 200cm (W) x 3cm (D) / 39.4" (H) x 78.7" (W) x 1.2" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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The line is the union of the form with the matter. The line drawn reveals something perhaps hidden underneath the painting, with the line being repeated, paint is drawn to show something.
In my art there is a paradox of trying to reveal something through constant concealment. I do this by two actions: one to re-cover with layers of paint and the other to dis-cover something through manual gestures. Both actions, always in tension, aim to experience the pleasure of painting and at the same time, reveal a mystery; the secret of the moment of painting.
I am interested in the connections that exist in nature, those vital connections, of the natural cycles of life and evolution, which in nature work perfectly. That energy of a nature that exists and pre-exists. I am interested in nature with its vital force, its cycles, its beauty, with the cycles in the sense of unity and the magic of life, the cycles of the regeneration of nature and the origin of creation, the origin of life.
Based in: Santiago, Chile
Macarena Salinas Amaral, studied Art at Catholic University of Chile, with a major in Painting. She had the privilege of having as teachers National Awards such as José Balmes, Eduardo Vilches, Gracia Barrios and, also distinguished artists such as Gonzalo Cienfuegos. She participated for a year in the studio of …
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