Articles about art

Jaime Mato

Taxidermy for vegans

Jaime Mato turns entomology into fine art. But the artist doesn’t do it the old-fashioned way; he creates beetle collections with recycled coffee capsules. Welcome to the era of sustainable art!

Juan Carlos Bracho

Space, Relativity, and Plenty of Good Ideas

Artist and draughtsman Juan Carlos Bracho explores the relationship between space, time, and perception in the exhibitions Architecture and the Self, on show at Sala Alcalá 31, and Tutti Frutti, at the Alcobendas Art Center.

Fernando Vicente

“Ideas are More Important than Skill”

Madrid illustrator Fernando Vicente is a household name in Spanish illustration, with a career spanning several decades. Winner of three Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design, his latest effort is a tribute to New York City through some of the icons that are part of our collective imagination when it comes to The Big Apple.

María Herreros

X-rays of the Human Soul with Watercolours

For the second time, Taschen has reserved a place for María Herreros on the Olympus of illustration, among the 100 best artists in the world. Possessor of a distinct and unique style she defines as “empathetic and nervous”, she is also launching the book ‘Viva la dolce vita’, alongside Máximo Huerta.

El Roto

Following Goya’s Footsteps

Andrés Rábago wanders around discretely hidden behind the pseudonym El Roto: for many, the most clearheaded portrait painter in current society. Today, the illustrator is featured in the Museo Nacional del Prado with ‘One Cannot Watch’: a splendid exhibition inspired by the illustrations of Francisco de Goya.

Picasso Meets Calder

A Dialogue Between Geniuses in Málaga

The art of Pablo Ruiz Picasso meets the disruptive talent of Alexander Calder in 'Calder-Picasso': a unique exhibition hosted by the Museo Picasso Málaga until 2 February 2020. We take a look at the fortuitous meeting that lies at the heart of one of the key exhibitions of this season.

Isidro Blasco

Photography, Architecture and Memory

Although he lives in New York, Isidro Blasco hasn’t forgot its roots and has just opened a studio in Madrid, a city that is currently showcasing 'Espacio emergente' a site-specific installation at the Lázaro Galdiano Museum until 26 January.

Aitor Saraiba

Poems and Drawings with Healing Powers

Borges and Bolaño are his great influences, but Aitor Sarabia’s field of action goes beyond literature. A creator above anything else, he’s a total artist that conjures up magic in his work, lending it a healing power. His latest book is a good example of this.

Espai Tactel

Art from the Present

Based in Valencia and Barcelona, ​​the Espai Tactel art gallery has worked as a platform for avant-garde contemporary art since 2013. Among their proposals, which in recent years have been showcased in the world’s most important art fairs, are 3D installations, net narrative, and digital art.

Sanz i Vila

The Colours of Empathy

His illustrations have been featured in international television series, festival posters, beverage and furniture campaigns, and book covers. The iconography of the Alicante-born Sanz i Vila is part of a new graphic imaginary that creates a personal style to talk about issues that matter.