About the artist:
Born January 5, 1948 in Barcelona. Painter, engraver and lithographer, also carries an intense parallel as the creator of posters and book covers and discs. He began painting in the late seventies and now, from the beginning, stirred interest among people from the art world: Roland Penrose, John Prats, JJ Sweeney, Joan Miró, J.Ll. Sert J.E. Cirlot Cirici Pellicer A. .. and he recognizes "a great ability to be himself, to further himself, maintaining and evolving their own style" (Lourdes Cirlot 1987) In Vilamoura likes poet considered small. His work has been developed and refined through a synthesis over several stages, reaching a personal aesthetic language. This language is based on reflection and in constant dialogue with the creative process, between instinct and reason. We could say that there is a constructive process in the works of Vilamoura and their compositions are deliberately controlled, the result of this synthesis effort that leaves no random or gratuity. Dominates the production of this artist's excitement for knowledge. Sebastian Serrano (1998, Vilamoura. A Natural History) describes cognitive painting by the desire for knowledge and reflection each piece and condensed series. Vilamoura has a desire to know, to find meaning in the order of things, even reaches anxious to describe "things" of the earth, a complexity that fascinates and yet afraid. Vilamoura stop at the little things, whether the everyday world or the environment, which are the source of information. The language that has developed is characterized by the appearance of signs, along with pure geometry, stains figurative or abstract configurations, provide unity and coherence that allude to the presence of a style. The persistence of certain signs suggests a possible symbolic meaning of these elements. "Through these signs and their dialectical relationship quickly achieved a personal world that we could not be confused with anyone else" (Josep M. Benet i Jornet, 1996). Constant relationship between figuration and abstraction, a dualism which s'afageix the dialectic between the rational and the intuitive. There is disorder and impulse (as doodles, magmatic spots ...) but good and keeps allowing this mess organized as part of a composition. The order and balance are maintained while the overall geometry leaves room for the seemingly uncontrolled, unplanned and often organic. Altogether, the results presented full precision and mystery at a time. Vilamoura never gives answer plasma that confrontation, but let the solution take the spectator, encourages the viewer offering material, but never personally opted for some factors. These relationships are one of the foundations of his style. This is an artist who tries to get away from the usual formats of traditional painting, fabric media. Vilamoura is a constant experimenter, which leads to the use of different techniques to make himself which paint ... This paper elebaració own pulp has led it to be an innovator in the field of painting, as though the support was not new, as it was done to make it the same artist ... The production is carried out taking into account the roughness, thickness, color and other characteristics of the paper depending on the outcome of the work to be achieved. This same spirit also leads research in one piece using various types of ink (Indian ink and Indian ink), wax bar Japanese traditional pigments, pigment acrylic, gouache, etc.. And so, as in the case of a natural history, use organic materials (squid ink, rust, sea water ...). Vilamoura, researcher and experimenter, always reflects on own craft painter on art and painting over it. And the fruit of their work is meditation.
Born January 5, 1948 in Barcelona. Painter, engraver and lithographer, also carries an intense parallel as the creator of posters and book covers and discs. He began painting in the late seventies and now, from the beginning, stirred interest among