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Artist Talk Philip Aguirre y Otegui

"At one hand, fascinated by the animistic aspect of daily objects, Aguirre collects and uses these to create intuitive sculptures following a technique one could call sculpture automatique – reminding of the surrealist technique écriture automatique. The artist strives to create sculptures that contain a perfect formal tension, comparable to the famous Spanish still lifes from the Baroque era. ...
"At one hand, fascinated by the animistic aspect of daily objects, Aguirre collects and uses these to create intuitive sculptures following a technique one could call sculpture automatique – reminding of the surrealist technique écriture automatique. The artist strives to create sculptures that contain a perfect formal tension, comparable to the famous Spanish still lifes from the Baroque era.

At the other hand, Philip Aguirre makes work with a clear visual message. Aguirre has his eyes on the world, frequently visiting other cultures and continents such as Africa and Southern America. In many of his works, local objects and materials form a starting point. His figurative sculptures often miss individual characteristics in order to communicate about la condition humaine and mankind in a universal manner." Geukens & De Vil

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