Alejandro Campins focusses mainly on painting in his practice and he relies on a deep and committed process to producing his final works. His works, sometimes taking up to a year to complete, are supported by an initial venture into getting to know the place, space or landscape he is wishing to depict. Using photography, drawings and sometimes video, he captures a place before returning to the studio to develop the photographs and make drawings. This helps to hone and synthesize the image into the essence of what the painting will be. Important themes like freedom, death, life and transience may come into Campins’ works but they are products of the natural course that the work takes. They are not selected, they are naturally formed by the space, colour, dimensions and compositions. Landscape is undeniably present. Mixed with the physicality of manmade structures, landscape is the form in which nature manifests itself. Providing a certain theatricality, it also brings about a sense of absence of the human form and instead transfers the identity of the work to the elements depicted in it.
Etel Adnan Ai Weiwei Leila Alaoui Juan Araujo Kader Attia Daniel Buren Cai Guo-Qiang Alejandro Campins Iván Capote Yoan Capote Loris Cecchini Elizabet Cerviño Chen Zhen Nikhil Chopra Marcelo Cidade Jonathas De Andrade Berlinde De Bruyckere Leandro Erlich Carlos Garaicoa Osvaldo González Antony Gormley Gu Dexin Shilpa Gupta Subodh Gupta Carsten Höller JR Ilya & Emilia Kabakov Zhanna Kadyrova Kan Xuan Anish Kapoor André Komatsu Jannis Kounellis Luis López-Chávez Jorge Macchi Ahmed Mater Cildo Meireles José Manuel Mesías Sabrina Mezzaqui Margherita Morgantin Moataz Nasr Hans Op de Beeck Ornaghi & Prestinari Giovanni Ozzola Susana Pilar Michelangelo Pistoletto Kiwon Park Qiu Zhijie Tobias Rehberger Arcangelo Sassolino Manuela Sedmach Serse Kiki Smith Nedko Solakov Marta Spagnoli José Antonio Suárez Londoño Hiroshi Sugimoto Sun Yuan & Peng Yu Pascale Marthine Tayou Armando Testa Nari Ward Sislej Xhafa José Yaque Zhuang Hui