Martín Chirino (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1925)

It is one of the founders of the group El Paso (1957). In his work basically it used iron and always moves within abstraction, sometimes devoid of a narrative component (spirals) and other very rich from a formal point of view and symbolic (Landscapes).

Martín Chirino (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1925)

President of the Board of the Circle of Fine Arts (1983-1990) and Director of the Atlantic Centre of Modern Art in Las Palmas since 1989, this artist creates pieces of great formal beauty with high symbolic content. His way of understanding art and life begins to give way to the inert mass of the metal material. His works include a great expressive force that fills the forms, their total defiance of the laws of gravity and sublimation of its iconic plastic signs.

"The only thing really matter to me all my life is to be a true liberal"
Martín Chirino

Chirino-Alfaguara

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