Lot 268 - Tomàs Morell - Women With Curls
Oil on Paper
A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on Verso
Tomàs Morell was born in Barcelona, 1964, and moved to Germany with his family in 1974, where he attended university, and subsequently lived in Nurnberg, Erlangen, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt. He currently lives between Barcelona and Albons (Empordà), Spain.
Morell graduated from the "Kunst Akademie", Nuremberg, Germany, with a Fine Arts degree in 1990. He subsequently studied graphic design and communication in the "Escola Massana", Barcelona, Spain, where he graduated in 1994.
Solo exhibitions: 2021- “Pirouettes for beginners”, Art Enllà Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. 2020- “Déjà-vu”, Erlanger Kunstverein, Germany. 2014- “Ecce Homo, How to become Who You Are”, Galerie Steiner, Berlin, Germany. 2018- Painting, Enigma and Desire 2”, Experimental Centre for the Arts, Vallgrassa, Begues. 2017- “Painting, Enigma and Desire” H2O Gallery, Barcelona.
Group exhibitions: 2022- “Polychromy”, Artualgallery, Beirut, Libanon. 2022- "Offline Exhibition", Tinimini Room, Dordrecht, NL. 2021- ”Needful things”, Uxval Gochez Gallery, Barcelona. 2020- “Mira Barcelona”, Pfaffenhofener Kunstverein, Germany. 1998- “The Partnaire Symptom", Gallery Maeght, Barcelona.
1997- “Painting” and 1996- “Affinita”, Castello di Rivara, Turin, curated by Franz Paludetto and Carolin Lindig.
Uxval Gochez Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The work that Tomàs Morell presents at Art on a Postcard is a collection of four miniature paintings made in the summer of 2022. He is interested in exploring ideas related to the identity of women and femininity, using contemporary stereotypical imagery, interwoven with memories and personal experiences. The invented scenes are humorous as they allude to the debate surrounding gender identity, and while emphasizing irony in order to approach the human condition, the paintings are testimonies of a deep admiration and love for the feminine.
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