Raimundo Figueroa: Bitacora de Vuelo

January 22 - February 1, 2013

Space SBH presents an exhibition of new work by artist Raimundo Figueroa.

In the past year, Raimundo Figueroa has traveled extensively during which he collected small keepsakes and memories from daily life including stamps, notes from friends, postcards and love letters from strangers. Wherever he goes, Figueroa gathers information from all the locations he has traveled to like Paris, Athens, London, Miami, New York and many other locations and then creates a travel log, which is the title of the show: bitacora de vuelo.

It is then in the studio he revives the memories of his travels creating a body of work related to such experiences. The collages include erotic stories told to Raimundo by a 92 year old professor from the notorious University of Columbia in New York. These memories originally were put in a publication known as Y Bernalerias Y by Dr. Victor Bernal y del Rio in 2005. These gems of narrative collages form a body of work that can be read individually, each collage as a small chapter of the whole story.

Raimundo’s passion for color is presented in an organic way through his canvases that come to life when the artist utilizes the process of applying color layer by layer. It creates a luminous field that irradiates by capturing light on its own. This is a very slow process that takes months and sometimes years for the completion of one work.

Raimundo Figueroa has worked on and off during the past ten years in the Caribbean, including St. Barthelemy, Mustique, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. He has also worked in mayor cities like New York City, Paris, London and Amsterdam. His work is part of many important public and private collections in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

For further information and interviews with the artist please contact Space Gallery. 

Private viewing by appointment.

For all enquiries please contact [email protected]

Are You Trying To Defend Yourself Against The Insight?, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Are You Trying To Defend Yourself Against The Insight?, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

Get Closer, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Get Closer, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

La Mente Nunca Duerme , 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

La Mente Nunca Duerme , 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

Love Letter, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Love Letter, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

Se Despiertan los Angeles para Espantar Los Monstruos, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Se Despiertan los Angeles para Espantar Los Monstruos, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

Amarillo, 2004

Raimundo Figueroa

Amarillo, 2004

Oil on canvas

28 x 35.56 cm

Gemelos, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Gemelos, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

La Congelacion de la Idea Raimundo Figueroa, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

La Congelacion de la Idea Raimundo Figueroa, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

Marshmellow, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

Marshmellow, 2012-2013

Oil pastels, acrylic, wax pencil, graphite and collage elements on paper

76.20 x 56 cm

What is Beauty?, 2012-2013

Raimundo Figueroa

What is Beauty?, 2012-2013

Acrylic on canvas

152.40 x 213.36 cm

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Raimundo Figueroa: Bitacora de Vuelo
January 22 - February 1, 2013 Space SBH presents an exhibition of new work by artist Raimundo Figueroa. In the past year, Raimundo Figueroa has traveled extensively during which he collected small keepsakes and memories from daily life including stamps, notes from friends, postcards and love letters from strangers. Wherever he goes, Figueroa gathers information from all the locations he has traveled to like Paris, Athens, London, Miami, New York and many other locations and then creates a travel log, which is the title of the show: bitacora de vuelo. It is then in the studio he revives the memories of his travels creating a body of work related to such experiences. The collages include erotic stories told to Raimundo by a 92 year old professor from the notorious University of Columbia in New York. These memories originally were put in a publication known as Y Bernalerias Y by Dr. Victor Bernal y del Rio in 2005. These gems of narrative collages form a body of work that can be read individually, each collage as a small chapter of the whole story. Raimundo’s passion for color is presented in an organic way through his canvases that come to life when the artist utilizes the process of applying color layer by layer. It creates a luminous field that irradiates by capturing light on its own. This is a very slow process that takes months and sometimes years for the completion of one work. Raimundo Figueroa has worked on and off during the past ten years in the Caribbean, including St. Barthelemy, Mustique, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. He has also worked in mayor cities like New York City, Paris, London and Amsterdam. His work is part of many important public and private collections in Europe, Asia and the Americas. For further information and interviews with the artist please contact Space Gallery. Private viewing by appointment. For all enquiries please contact [email protected]
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Space Gallery St Barth
New York City
New York
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