RICARDO ALCAIDE

Selected Works
Jan 13 – Mar 18 2017
von Bartha, Basel

Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Rainbow of Chaos N°2, 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel on cardboard 30 x 39 x 6 cm each
Rainbow of Chaos N°2, 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel on cardboard 30 x 39 x 6 cm each
New Concrete, 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel and concrete each piece 39 x 30 cm
Rational, 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel and cardboard 76 x 60 cm
New Concrete (over colours), 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel and concrete each piece 39 x 30 x 5 cm
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
The Future Is Now Due N°1, 2016 industrial lacquer paint on mdf panel and cardboard 30 x 24 cm
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Settlements N°10, 2016 metal shelf composition with various construction objects 35 x 60 x 25 cm
Critical, 2015 industrial lacquer on mdf panel 57,5 x 49,5 x 68,5 cm
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel
Installation view, 2017 von Bartha, Basel

Working in an almost anthropological manner, Alcaide explores the relationship between architecture and economic precarity. Poetic yet political, his paintings, sculptures and installations expose what is concealed or overlooked within urban situations. Employing a minimal aesthetic, Alcaide‘s work comments on the miscalculated utopianism of Latin-American Modernism, and its aftermath.” Ricardo Alcaide’s exhibition runs until 18 March 2017.

Check out the video of the opening here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCsiFqL1jVE