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Alfredo Roldán: A Goddess At My Table.
7 Sep - 30 Sep|
After more than three decades dedicated to his paintings, Madrid-born artist Alfredo Roldán presents a new body of work at London’s Pontone Gallery. Featuring a series of female portraits in a very colorful and geometric style, Roldán abstracts the detail, making a simplified representation of reality without forgetting about it.
Alfredo Roldan was born in Madrid in 1965. At the age of 22, having had no formal artistic training, he started drawing professionally, selling his work in street markets, at the same time presenting his work at major competitions, of which he won several. It was on winning the award granted by the City Council of Madrid in 1994 that he was discovered by a major gallery. His winning painting now hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, Madrid. In 1996 he was named a Member of the Senate “Honoris Causa” of the Academy of Modern Art of Rome.
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