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Mercedes Roglá

Date: 03/May/2019 Category:

About the artist

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Born in Spain, Barcelona, ​​1980. In 2004 he obtained a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona and subsequently resides in Paris where she worked and lived until 2011.

Since 2005 she regularly exhibits in art galleries such as Artevistas in Barcelona or Gabriel Vanrell in Palma de Mallorca and in public institutions such as the Mairie de Paris or L’Espace Pierre Cardin. In January 2018, she obtained a scholarship from the Chinese government for the residence of the Printmaking Base in Guanlan (Shenzhen) and in October he exhibited in Dubai. Outstanding awards have selected her work and collections of contemporary art such as Würth Spain, the University of Barcelona or the Caixa Sabadell Foundation have acquired some of her works. You can see her collaborations as an illustrator in different Spanish newspapers such as La Vanguardia, El País or El Mundo.

Her pictorial universe is recognized for suggesting a poetic of sensations: her painting depicts different states of the soul, both sadness or death, as passion and emotion or fragility and beauty. Her style is easily recognizable as it is a work close to abstract expressionism. The works represent emotions, they are material paintings of intense colors, with figurative dyes, which are usually accompanied by an energetic stroke in the service of emotion.

Roglá: “I let myself be invaded by my surroundings, I am fascinated and saturated. It is such a physical process, that it possesses me almost involuntarily, forcing me to dump it in each work through painting or the medium that suits me. Then I draw conclusions. ”