Norberto Gil’s “The Accurate Limit” of Kyoto’s Katsura Villa

Galería Estampa in Madrid is holding an exhibition of Gil’s latest works: a series of paintings in which the artist’s overimposed planes of colour describe the interiors of the Katsura Villa, the Japanese Imperial Family’s famous palace in Kyoto.

 

Divisiones, 2016. Acrílico sobre papel. 152 x 100 cm. © Galeria Estampa

Divisiones, 2016. Acrílico sobre papel. 152 x 100 cm. © Galeria Estampa

 

The Galería Estampa gallery in Madrid is showing an exhibition of Spanish artist Norberto Gil’s latest work –  a series of paintings of the Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto. Gil’s work is geometrical, minimalist and colourful, transforming spaces and vistas into sophisticated overlapping planes of colour.

In this series of paintings of the Katsura Villa, the visitor can witness a sort of transfiguration of the actual spaces in the villa thanks to the artist’s personal approach, inspired by the work of Kazimir Malevich as well as other artists of the avant-garde. (more…)