MOMENTO by Maru Quiñonero at Alzueta Gallery

Barcelona, 22 September — 29 October, 2022

The show brings together a new body of work developed by the artist in the last few years that combines different materials never before formally used by the artist.
Join us this Thursday 22nd of September at the Opening Reception and book signing in the company of the artist.

«Some ideas need some rest. And so do some colours. I started this project more than three years ago, but I left it in the middle because it wasn’t the right time. Everything in my work evolved around two fundamental elements: volume and color. So, I wanted to play with different surfaces; the dry chalk of the pastel pencils, the matte and light-colored paint on canvas, and the polished and transparent almost ethereal of methacrylate.

It was an exercise closer to collage than painting itself, a game of contrasts that pursued the impulse and the need to work with hands.

To move and try to put pieces together, like a puzzle. Now it seems to me that this experiment of corporeality, the one of these figures, stops everything. I feel that its stillness fills the work more than ever. They seem more still. But less heavy. Because these colors, soft, powdery, natural and warm, manage to elevate the mood to a state of mind full of peace.

Now I know I have recognized the shapes I was looking for. And the colors have arrived.

They were already there, but I couldn’t find them. It was not the right moment.»

Maru Quiñonero

Artist Maru QuiñoneroDate 22 September — 29 October, 2022
Gallery Alzueta Gallery TuróLocation Carrer de Josep Bertrand, 3, Barcelona
© Installation view, Maru Quiñonero at Alzeuta Gallery
© Installation view, Maru Quiñonero at Alzeuta Gallery

About Alzueta Gallery

Alzueta Gallery is a dynamic, contemporary art gallery with locations in Barcelona and Madrid. It strives to be a creative reflection of the present, showcasing the works of emerging and established Spanish and foreign artists alike.

With an international focus, Alzueta Gallery is present across five continents and digital platforms, with the goal of sharing its artistic and ethical values with as many people as possible. The gallery is dedicated to modernity and transformation, recognizing the power of art to improve people’s lives. Its presentations take place at the Palau de Casavells, a striking 16th century farmhouse in the Empordà countryside.

The Gallery also offers artist residencies to support the work of contemporary artists. This is an ever-evolving project that continues to strive for change.


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