The Fundació Sorigué launches in Madrid the suggestive “Mat Collishaw. Dialogues”

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Venue
Pabellón Villanueva del Real Jardín Botánico. Plaza de Murillo, 2, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Dates
30.03 > 24.05. 2019

Mat Collishaw Mat Collishaw

Mat Collishaw (Nottingham, 1966), lives and works in London. Graduating from Goldsmith's College in 1989, he became a key figure in an important generation of contemporary British artists known as the ‘Young British Artists’ or ‘YBA’s’ alongside artists including Damien Hirst and Sarah Lucas. With a visual language that embraces diverse media; painting, photography, video and installation, Collishaw uses a combination of different media and technology to create his artworks.

Especially relevant is his participation in 1997 in the important exhibition "Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi collection" at the Royal Academy in London. In that exhibition he presented "Bullet Hole"
(1988), a large-scale photographic work that showed a close-up of a bleeding wound. This iconic image today established Collishaw's penchant for the use of images that are both viscerally striking and strangely beautiful.

Fundació Sorigué Fundació Sorigué

The Fundació Sorigué has been promoting since 1985 the vocation to return to society of the Sorigué business group, through activities in the social, educational and cultural fields. After an extensive and successful experience in Catalonia, the foundation also extends its activities to other communities, starting with Madrid, where Sorigué has been present for more than two decades.

The Sorigué Foundation, in its vocation to bring contemporary art to all audiences, will offer 1,600 free tickets to the exhibition through its website, which will include a guided tour, as well as an educational program and various activities that will revolve around the exposition.

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