Thursday, July 24, 2008

Fernando García vs. Fernando García

Fernando García, artista cómico (1955- OGK)

“Watermark”, oil on wood, 32" x 24"

Soy un vulgar ladrón de imágenes. Nací en Puerto Padre, residí un par de años en Holguín, pero al ver lo que prometía esa ciudad, metí tremendo patín y pedí asilo político en la capital. Pinto cuando no tengo nada mejor que hacer. Lo que hago lo considero vacío, pero con la venta de una pieza pago el mortgage del gabinete, para que no me falten la yerba, el alcohol y mis otros vicios. No me considero un guerrillero de la estética o la melancolía; simplemente un mercenario.
Fernando Eloy García Martínez
(tumiami blog)

Fernando García, conceptual artist (1945-1989)


Mother of jazz babies, no other data available


The mysterious disappearance of Fernando Garcia (fragment)

The element of mystery has always been an integral part of the art world, The disappearance of Fernando Garcia is one of those mysteries in that world that cries out for resolution. His voluminous body of work , the joy of viewing it and its potential influence on generations of artists has slipped away, mysteriously.

We have lost the opportunity to know the artist and the man himself. It is that intimacy with the artist what generally forms the adhesive that binds us to a work of art. But the artist has physically disappeared and for the time being, the torch has been extinguished. Garcia was a most influential contemporary artist. He was incredibly prolific, leaving a legacy of thousands of pieces, in wide variety of mediums. Much of is art was multidimensional and ground-breaking, setting precedents for the Miami art , but without attribution because, mysteriously, he has disappeared.

Neil Myers
(complete text and more information at http://fernandogarcia.info/?s)

7 comments:

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Anonymous said...

jefe, censurando tan pronto?

machetico said...

Lean bien, animales: dice "por el autor". Aprendan inglés.

machetico said...

He borrado el primer comentario porque contenía una frase secreta. Su autor, un amigo de Lavapiés, me ha autorizado. Sigan sospechando, perdón, opinando, en este limpio foro de libertad. Aleluya!

Efory Atocha said...

Los comentarios eran para contactar. Una vez leídos debían ser borrados.

Saludos.
Ch.

Anonymous said...

Pues nada tio, conversacion secreta entre amigo de lavapies y amigo de lavaculos.