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Alejandro Quincoces

16.02.17 — 14.03.17
N.York en día de invierno (Fragment), oli sobre fusta, 50 × 100
La pasarela, oli sobre fusta, 80 × 160 cm
Atardecer, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
Jardin de Noche, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
N.York gris, 30 × 60 cm
Gaza, oli sobre fusta, 50 × 120 cm
Contraluz gris en N. York, oli sobre fusta, 140 × 200 cm
N York en dia de Invierno II, oli sobre lli sobre fusta, 140 × 200 cm
El garaje, oli sobre fusta, 58 × 58 cm
Shangai, oli sobre fusta, 140 × 200 cm
Dublín, oli sobre fusta, 130 × 182 cm
Inundación, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
Tienda de noche, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
Ría de noche, oli sobre fusta, 122 × 122 cm
Rontegui, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
Mejico DF, oli sobre lli sobre fusta, 60 × 120 cm
Paisaje contaminado, oli sobre fusta, 60 × 120 cm
Barrio lejano, oli sobre fusta, 50 × 120 cm
Ría, oli sobre fusta, 60 × 60 cm
Inundación II, oli sobre fusta, 85 × 85 cm
Chicago, oli sobre fusta, 200 × 100 cm
Grozni, grafit, 121 × 170 cm

Alejandro Quincoces

Alejandro Quincoces’ current art-work focuses on urban landscapes, mainly those of New York, Chicago and Bilbao. His interests are street scenes, rivers, industrial spaces, panoramic and vertical views from the top of skyscrapers.

Through his paintings the artist demonstrates the power of the painted image when representing either a fleeting moment of people and cars hectically progressing in the streets, or dusk igniting a cloud made of fog and smoke. His romantic gaze looks for light effects: lamps, shadows and reflections in the cool illumination of dawn and the warmer light of the afternoon.

Quincoces captures in his unmistakable personal language the poetry of beauty hidden in scenes of everyday life, even in the tougher aspects of reality.

Each painting is distinguished by his use of only a few colours through diversifying them into many shades. This reduction is intentional, inviting the spectator’s attention to concentrate on the overall mood thus avoiding distraction from details. In order to achieving a forceful statement he applies layers of material before painting, which creates textures and highlights expression. The style of some of his works reminds us of Romantic painters, even of the late Turner.

Quincoces is a Bachelor in Fine Arts by the University of the País Vasco. He has exhibited individually in many capitals of the Spanish regions and has participated in art fairs and museum displays in Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and United States. He has obtained many prizes and his work is represented in important museum and art foundation collections. His art-work has been widely reviewed in newspapers and art magazines.

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