The recent atmospheric paintings of one of the most important representatives of contemporary Spanish art, inspired by the seascapes of his native Majorca.
Miquel Barceló is a contemporary Spanish artist known for his experimental approach to painting and sculpture. Whether utilizing bleach, organic matter, or even live insects, Barceló's Neo-Expressionist oeuvre explores decomposition, light, and the natural landscape. Born in 1957 in Majorca, Spain, he credits the influence of Lucio Fontana. His work is both abstract and cerebral, as evidenced by his broad range of paintings, ceramics, and installations. In 2011 Barceló exhibited his sculpture in New York's Union Square. The artist, who is currently living and working in Paris and Majorca, has works in the collections of the Guggenheim Bilbao, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Reina Sofia National Museum in Madrid, among others.
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