A ideia marionetista


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  • Screen print
  • Fabriano Tiepolo 290gr Paper
  • Image Size: 60x42 cm
  • Total Size: 70x50 cm
  • Date: 2022
  • 63 units
  • Ref.: S36516

Work reproduced in the Catalog Raisonné "Les Estampes de Xavier 2001-2022", Editions Boulamiel, 2023

Almost twenty years after his first exhibition at the Portuguese Screen Printing Center accompanied by the screen printed album Encontro ao Luarcom poems by Gonç Hello Salvado and an opening from Maria João Fernandes, Xavierreturns to the CPS, to the CPS. its gallery at the Centro Cultural de Belém, with an exhibition this time titled: Le Jardin Circonflexe

Born in France and of Spanish origin, descendant of a family of artists, son of the painter Javier Vilató and grandnephew of Picasso, painter, ceramicist, filmmaker and engraver since 1976, his graphic work currently includes more than 550 creations. 

The two screen prints and the engraving presented to us were made at the CPS Atelier, accompanying the exhibition and are very significant of his poetic universe, under the sign of lyricism, the wonderful and the surreal, and the lessons of great masters like Picasso and Miró. 

In a kind of theater of the marvelous we see passing through light apparitions full of the density of dreams, their gallery of characters taken from fairy tales for adults, or fables for children that They refuse to grow up and lose their bond with society. eternal mirage of Paradise, which remains the essential source of the artist's poetry and imagination.

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