On 26 January 2013, the Majorcan artist Miquel Barceló will inaugurate his first individual exhibition at the Galería Elvira González. This will also be the first time that Barceló exhibits in a commercial gallery in Madrid in more than a decade.
The exhibition consists of new work, created mainly in 2012, a period during which Barceló has worked above all with ceramics. Although the artist has employed ceramics for many years, he has lately intensified this aspect of his artistic practice; in his own words, ceramics are “the best material for showing defects and imperfections”. As in his paintings, Barceló handles the chosen material with skill and ease, giving rise to impressive and transforming formal solutions.
The exhibition as a whole demonstrates Barceló’s artistic versatility and his unmistakable style, which have made him one of the most famous Spanish contemporary artists on the international scene.