Jorge Macchi

Year and place of birth: 1963, Buenos Aires (Argentina), Buenos Aires (Argentina) Location: Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Jorge Macchi makes drawings, sculptures, collages and installations and is unsurpassed at understanding the art of achieving maximum emotionality with minimal form. By making abundant use of a reduced, ephemeral visual language and everyday materials, his work appears to resemble conceptual art. And yet it also generally contains a condensed, romantic emotionality, which seems almost baroque. Through this combination, Macchi lays bare the emotional spheres that do not generally emerge in our everyday observation of reality, or even remain hidden.

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