Maria Aparici

"The most challenging part of my creative process right now is to achieve the innocence of a child; drawing, ignoring the evil acquired in an adult’s life. I am trying to simplify, and as Engels said: “Any increase in quantity decreases quality"."

El Lazo Rojo - Oil on paper on wood 120 x 105 cm

Spanish artist, based in Madrid, Aparici has been distinguished with numerous prizes, such as Premio Scienza del Museo d’Arte e Scienza of Milan (2015) and recently, in 2019 and 2020, with the Michelangelo, Botticelli and Frida Kahlo Prizes in Italy where she has been invited to participate, in 2021, in the next Florence Biennale. She was named “Artist of the Year” by the Palm Art Award.

Aparici’s work can be found in corporate and private collections, such as Germany’s Daimler Collection, Mercedes Benz, Investcorp of Bahrein and Cushman & Wakefield in Madrid.

 

2020

Milan: Artisti Space Watt - April

Madrid: Galeria Orfila, We Women – November 2020

Art Screen TV on Artsy. Online Exhibition (December 2020-January 21)

 

2021

Sala Aires, Un Grito por el Arte. Córdoba, Spain (January-February)

ITSLIQUID International Art Fair: Contemporary Venice (January-February)

Contemporary Art Curator Magazine “Infinite Dreams - Artists of the Future”. Online exhibition (January-June)

MADS Milano, International Contemporary Exhibition “ROMANTICA - Shape of my Art”. Italy (April-May)

Group Exhibition with Monat Gallery “Collector’s Vision”, Madrid (July-August)

Singulart Online Gallery, selected in the collection of Tracey Emin, (August)

Paris Art Fair with Monat Gallery, France (September)

Art Screen TV Digital Exhibition at Art Basel, CH (September)

Florence Biennale, Italy (October)

Aequilibrium, Arte Borgo, Rome, Italy (October-November)

FIABCN. Barcelona, Spain (December)

 

2022

Group Exhibition Monat (dates to be determined)

Winter Digital Exhibition on Artsy with ArtScreenTV, (Feb.-March)

Hyperion Hotel with ArtScreen TV, during Art Basel (June)

Group Exhibition Azur Gallery Madrid (June -July)

Art3F Salon international d’Art Contemporain, Luxemburg (September)

4th Barcelona Biennale at MEAM Museum, Francesco and Salvatore Russo (November)

Pedo drunk en el Alero - Oil on canvas 146 x 114cm
La Mandolina del Guante Blanco - Oil on canvas 146 x 97 cm
Lady with the Dog 2022 - Oil on canvas 146 x 97cm
La Murciegala - Oil on canvas 146 x 114 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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