Cesar Pascual

Cesar Pascual

Cesar was Born in 1966 in Alava, Spain. In the seventies his family moved to Tarragona (Catalunya). From 1988 to 1993 he studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. Currently Cesar lives and works in a seaside town (Miramar) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

What is art for you?

Art is a form of self-knowledge through creativity. It is a way to communicate through my intellectual, psychological search, and spiritual to grow as a person and as an artist.

How did you approach art?

I went to art since childhood, as a game and as a refuge from the hostility of the reality I lived, first by the change of residence and the difficulty of adapting to a new culture (Catalonia) and subsequently due to the death of my mother when I had 11 years old. Also he helped my father in his oil paintings …

What inspires you?

I am inspired by my own experiences, emotions and feelings about reality and society and its demands and constraints ….

What are the recurrent themes in your work?

The main theme of my work is my own personal, intellectual, spiritual and emotional development through the arts; for this I materialize concepts, abstraigo (abstraction) and expressed in paintings

How would you describe your production process?

I paint in my studio: AZULMAR, ARTS WORKSHOP, which also serves as Independent Cultural Center and serves as a meeting point of different artists and intellectuals of the city. Here art exhibitions, music concerts are held, classes are taught various disciplines and currently is home to an audiovisual production: SERENDIPITY

The most common materials are synthetic acrylic based paint and mixtures between them. further developing the technique of “marouflage” based on several coats of varnish (9 minimum layers) and usually do not perform sketches.

I understand the practice of painting as an internal drive, like the European Informel or American Abstract Expressionism, two streams have in common give greater relevance to the subconscious and automatic execution of the work relegating rational parameters to a second place.

Who´s influenced you?

I’m interested in the works of:

Antoni Tapies Jean Dubuffet Jackson Pollock

Manolo Millares Gerhard Richter Wliiem de Kooning

Hernandez Pijuan Georg Baselitz Mark Rothko

Miquel Barceló Anselm Kieffer Julian Schnabel

What would you like to contribute to the world through your art?

I wish my work would open the mind and spirit of the viewer and transportase to another reality …. Contemplating my work should produce a restlessness and a reaction to an overly competitive and materialistic social reality that impedes the realization of the most humanistic of people and clouding and discriminates our “inner reality”, that our ESSENCE potential.