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Cruz Novillo
In the nineties, Cruz Novillo develops the concept "Diaphragm", a name that encompasses many works whose common characteristic is the combination of a variable number of monochromatic, sound, photographic or three-dimensional elements. For the project in Fernando Pradilla, a selection of works on canvas and paper is presented, as well as an installation of wooden chairs and the projection of the digital work Diafragma dodecafónico 8.916.100.448.256, opus 14; All of them combine time, music, color and drawing, concepts that mark the line of research of this multifaceted creator.

The geometric abstraction and the figuration coexist in the work of Cruz Novillo in a natural way since both come from the patterns marked by the combination of musical notes and colors; in this way the artist makes a nod to the multiple variations of a still life by Cezanne, to The Origin of the World by Courbet or to the Descent from the Cross by van der Weyden.

Cruz Novillo (Cuenca, 1936) is an Academician of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, represented Spain at the International Biennial of Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1977 and is National Design Prize 1997.