Ignacio Uriarte
Appearance / disappearance
2014
Permanent ink on paper, set of two drawings
143,2 x 103,2 cm each

Current exhibition

Ignacio Uriarte - Writing Drawings -

Opening on April 11, 2014 at 7.00 pm

Exhibition from April 12 to June 7, 2014

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Ignacio Uriarte
Appearance / disappearance
2014
Permanent ink on paper, set of two drawings
143,2 x 103,2 cm each

We are proud to announce the opening of Writing Drawings, our upcoming exhibition with Ignacio Uriarte on April 11, 2014 at 7 pm. 

Language, characters, types, semantic systems, words, and texts are a regular feature in contemporary art. In Karlsruhe's Städtische Galerie just ended the large exhibition Zeichen, Sprache, Bilder – Schrift in der Kunst seit den 1960er Jahren, that documented with examples by more than 70 artists how much, but also in how many different approaches artists dealt with this topic. 

Writing Drawings, the title of Uriarte’s exhibition, provides already an indication for the significance of writing for his œuvre and for this particular exhibition of the German-Spanish artist. If one is looking up the relevant terms in a dictionary, one finds the term "writing" defined as: to note characters, ideographs, digits, notes or something similar with a writing utensil in a certain readable order on a pad, normally paper or to type in a personal computer. For the term to "draw" one finds: the procedure of the depiction of an artistic expression. Considering the....

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