Diogo Pimentão

Existences (specific)

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Year 2024
Medium Paper, concrete, acrylic gesso and graphite
Dimensions 29.9 x 21 x 1.4 cm

About the work

There is a clear duality between destruction and reconstruction expressed in this series, exploring human fragility in the face of natural events, climate crisis, and human conflicts. In all cases, it’s a fragile formation, partially random but rigorous – common elements in Diogo Pimentão’s work – “Existences (specific)” as the title of this piece indicates. It implies a specificity marked by the elevations and piles of recycled cement slabs from previous works from the artist, but above all by the crosses carefully drawn in pencil on the white surfaces. The visual association with war debris adds a complex layer of interpretation, highlighting universal vulnerability and the possibility of reconstruction, even in the most challenging situations…

Career Highlights

His solo exhibitions include Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin); Museum António Cachola Collection (Elvas); Yvon Lambert Gallery (Paris); FRAC Rouen Normandie… His work has been shown in group exhibitions, including: Encounter Gallery, (Lisbon); Centre National d’Art Georges Pompidou (Paris); Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon); Fundação Serralves (Porto); Gagosian Gallery, Paris. His work is present in European art centres and institutions and in important private collections, including the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (Paris); Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris); Pomeranz Collection (Vienna); Collection Lambert (Avignon); European Central Bank; Serralves Foundation (Porto); MAAT Museum (Lisbon); Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin); MONA, Museum (Australia).

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