Online art show "POETICS OF THE GAZE"
POETICS OF THE GAZE
SPECIAL ART MADRID
If there is something especially captivating about the portrait genre, that it is the gaze. For some time the importance of the characters portrayed does not reside exclusively in symbols of power but in the ability to capture psychological essence achieved by the portraitist, being precisely the gaze that gives the portrayed greater psychic depth. In addition, when, the eyes of the portrayed figure look directly at the spectator, there is an astonishing tension, a kind of restlessness that requires dialogue, which exhibits provocation.
We present a selection of works in which the power of the gaze seems eternal as if it had a greater consistency able to expose the contained intimacies as well as demand our most emotional involvement. Precisely, the women portrayed by José Ramón Lozano usually look at us very consciously, almost demanding that we contemplate and finish the story that they themselves have opened. They have something memorable, a turning point in a possible story of internalized solitude so often accompanied by pain, something that shares with Eloy Morales.