Curator: Chus Martínez.
Hugo Canoilas develops his art through paint. In his case, paint is the perfect medium to tackle the central theme of his work: the circulation and interpretation of images. Endless Killing, is a large mural that occupies the entire perimeter of the space set specifically for this exhibition.
The work can be understood as the sum of references taken directly from the history of painting. Scenes in which the painter has expressed history, an occurrence marked by the violent imposition of a group, or of a nation on another. Numerous examples can be cited, Battle of Isus by Albert Altdorfer, The shootings of May Third by Francisco de Goya, The Sacrifice of Isaac by Rembrandt..., all these images belong to western culture's representation of history, its political values and in some cases the testimony of the creation of a project: the nation state...
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