about Miguel Piñeiro
Vilagarcía de Arousa (Pontevedra), 1976
Miguel Piñeiro plays with our vision through pictorial Trompe-l'oeil where he revisits the concept of still life, infusing a contemporary pop air to this classic genre with the presence of icons of our daily reality. In his most recent stage, Piñeiro has entered disciplines such as sculpture and installation using his surprising hyper-realistic technical skills.
Piñeiro is one of the most valued Galician creators, with a brilliant, solid and already very extensive career. He has exhibited both individually and collectively in various countries such as Holland, France, the United States and Portugal; highlighting his participation in fairs such as Artexpo in New York, or Art Madrid up to eleven occasions. His works are part of Galician and international collections of great importance, such as the Camilo José Cela Foundation or the Sandeman Winery in O Porto.
about the artist's works
Miguel Piñeiro is a hyperrealist artist rooted in pop aesthetics with a nonconformist and experimental spirit that leads him to apply his outstanding technical skill to painting with results that simulate photographs, but also to graphic work, sculptural genre and installation. His works are visually surprising and establish a very direct and emotional dialogue with the viewer, as they show everyday objects that are present in our daily lives. In his paintings of vibrant colourful Piñeiro plays with our vision through illusions where he revisits the concept of still life; breathes a contemporary pop air into this classic genre with the presence of everyday objects on many occasions of famous brands, in such a way that it establishes a link with the world of advertising and design, which fascinate him so much.