September 11 – December 11, 2021
Jacobo Castellano: Altarpieces
Calle Nicolás Morales, 37, 28019 Madrid ES
Inauguration: 11 September 2021, 11 am – 7 pm
Opening as part of APERTURA | Madrid Gallery Weekend: 7 – 12 September 2021
Benveniste Contemporary presents for Apertura Madrid Gallery Weekend a new project with Jacobo Castellano (Jaén, 1976) titled Retablos (Altarpieces); a series of original graphic work printed and published by Benveniste Contemporary and co-produced with the artist.
Since their first collaboration in 2005, both artist and publisher have collaborated frequently on numerous projects and editions, creating pieces always closely connected and thoroughly adapted to the artists’ practice as a sculptor. The work presented on this occasion emphasizes even stronger on this adaptation by employing Castellano’s material of preference, namely wood (varieties such as Hickory, Wenge, Sapele and Oak, amongst others) into the printed work. The artists’ capacity of taking advantage of these new methods tailored to his needs has resulted in these impressive large format works on paper; a project which is also scheduled to be presented when the artist inaugurates his exhibition in early 2022 in the Patio Herreriano in Valladolid.