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Magazine

11 August 2013
A vueltas con Tàpies

Montse Badia

Hacía tanto tiempo que Tàpies no era objeto de estudio en serio, que ahora es noticia. Hace unos meses, Valentín Roma fue “contra Tàpies” y lo confrontó con el presente (en la Fundació Tàpies). Ahora Vicenç Todolí quiere ir a su favor y mostrar su trabajo “desde el interior”(en la Fundació Tàpies y el MNAC). Ambos evidencian la “problemática Tàpies”: imposible encajarlo en cualquier genealogía de artistas. Mientras Beuys, por ejemplo, era proactivo y su trabajo se basaba en la discusión de ideas y en el estar en público, Tàpies se nos sigue apareciendo solo y aislado en su estudio.

Montse Badia has never liked standing still, so she has always thought about travelling, entering into relation with other contexts, distancing herself, to be able to think more clearly about the world. The critique of art and curating have been a way of putting into practice her conviction about the need for critical thought, for idiosyncrasies and individual stances. How, if not, can we question the standardisation to which we are being subjected?
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