ANNE-MARIE SCHNEIDER THE FIRST TIME IN SPAIN

Exhibition photo

 

 

Anne-Marie Schneider born in Chauny (France) in 1962, began her training as a violinist, this was the master pillar on which her work rests. The work of this French artist, is characterized by its particular way of relating to the world. Their commitment to their environment is reflected in their minimalist drawings, which in turn are a reflection of their day to day. Therefore, the information that reaches the viewer, is more personal than the artist-spectator relationship has accustomed us.

 

 

Sans Tire [Untitled] 2012. Acrylic on canvas

 

 

The improvisation, marks the reference of musical styles like the Jazz and the dance of S.XX, this contrasts with the precise gesture of many contemporary artists to Schneider. With many of her works, the artist fuses these two characteristics by appropriating them and creating a style of her own. From this graphic improvisation, it extracts the movement of the intensity of the strokes, the vibration and the arrangement of the colors.

 

 

The beautiful and the beast the pierced heart of the beast [Untitled] 2009. Oil on canvas

 

 

This somewhat peculiar and sometimes difficult to read artist is very present the figure of the narrator, her stories and legends of the popular imagination show the other side of the tradition through games and repetitions. Narration is an essential resource for understanding his work because it is a basic form of communication and expression. The exhibition, in the Reina Sofia Museum, proposes a tour of the evolution of her work, from the eighties until now.

 

The linear and the anti-pictorial sobriety are based on the scene in which color takes center stage. Already in the middle of the ninety to the present both forms alternate. In her early works, the artist promotes the use of color only as a filling of the line. These practices are observed mainly in his films in which the landscape predominates.

 

 

Sans Titre (Syphon) [Untitled]. Acrylic on paper

 

 

From her interest in color, he derives her work towards blue monochromes. Her series of "the beautiful and the beast" gathers all these appreciations of the artist exposed above. The large amounts of pigment that give the collection a dense finish, are the perfect summary of this particularly descriptive artist. You can enjoy the exhibition until March 20 at the Sabatini Building, Floor 3.

 

 

 

In Art Madrid, we love art in all its aspects. Therefore, on the occasion of our 15th anniversary and thanks to Cooltourspain.com , visitors at Art Madrid’20 will have the possibility to enjoy a free guided tour of urban art to discover the street art hidden by Lavapiés, one of the most multicultural and colourful neighbourhoods of Madrid.

With the code ARTMADRID2020

and your ticket to the Art Madrid’20 fair, you can enjoy "Street art Tour Lavapiés" for free, on days 26th, 27th and 28th of February at 11:00 a.m. The capacity is limited, so do not doubt, book your place at Cooltourspain.com Once the confirmation is received, you just have to go with your open eyes to enjoy this magnificent experience.

Street art is the expression of art in public spaces either in the form of murals in restored buildings; graffiti; street painting or curated artistic actions. What are the backstories of each artist? What are the social issues affecting our city? This social, cultural and educational project was born in 2016 to answer these questions and show the message hidden by the works of art of so many national and international artists who have painted the Embajadores neighbourhood. It became the first daily street art tour in Madrid.

Cooltourspain will show you the Spanish capital in an alternative way and its guides will share their knowledge about the best street art in the Lavapiés and Malasaña areas. In the same way, its Foundation collaborates with non-profit projects and local associations so that people at risk of social exclusion can learn the techniques used by Madrid graffiti artists. The tour lasts two hours and begins at the Valle Inclán Theater Entrance.