Patricia Claro: “I create a Post-landscape”
She has just inaugurated, in Galería Animal, her first individual exhibition. It reveals her original and surprising graphic work. “All landscapers have always looked towards the horizon; I look down”.
by Magaly Arenas Zapata, Artes y Letras, EL MERCURIO, December 7, 2008.
Patricia Claro y Ricardo Maffei: “When Realism Suggests”
Patricia Claro depicts the calm and flow of waters with its lights and shadows, brightness and transparencies, with reflections of its surroundings. This is the genuine theme of Patricia Claro which is now being shown in Animal Gallery.
by Waldemar Sommer, Diario El Mercurio, Artes y Letras, December 28, 2008.
“The Chosen Dozen”
Twelve members of AICA, the association that brings together the leading art critics of the country presented their selection in this exhibition organized by the University of Talca in their Santiago headquarters. With expert voice, eight of them give their reasons for choosing this group of artists among many young talents.
Vivienda & Decoración edition Nº 692, El Mercurio, October 10, 2009.
Chiuminatto, Concha y Claro: Gazing Upon the Landscape
A typical pictorial theme, landscapes, has been interpreted in three different ways by two female artists, in “Instituto Cultural de Las Condes”, and by a male artist with trajectory, in “Sala Gasco”.
by Waldemar Sommer, Diario El Mercurio, Artes y Letras, July 15, 2007.
Patricia Claro, Absent Nature
Having a hyper-realistic and abstract appearance in the view’s cut, this Chilean painter’s landscapes poses a topic renewal from the pictorial illusionism and a creative process of multiple stages, where generally they are photographic close-ups of water manipulated by digital means, then used to work the painting with profuse manual technique.
by Anita Lavín, Arte Al Límite Magazine, Nº 30, March-April, 2008.
These eight artists see the landscape in a unique way. His works are not governed by the canons of classical figuration or remain in the photographic limits. They explore further, experimenting with subtlety to approach near abstraction.
by Luz Maria Prat de la Vega, El Mercurio, Housing and Decor, July 7, 2007.
The Art of Inclusion
What happens when an expert starts to paint with a child suffering from a disorder in its grouth? The MIRAME Foundation, which promotes the inclusion of children with special needs in the national education system, invited 20 visual artists to live this experience. The experienced by these three working duos remained on these testimonies.
by Sofia Beuchat, 1402 nbr WOMAN Magazine, Diario La Tercera, Sunday, August 23, 2009
TERAIKE Contest: Chilean painters meet in Patagonia
In Braun Menéndez palace –current Patagonia Museum- was inaugurated the third edition of the international competition “Teraike: Painting Patagonia”. With specialists arrived from Spain, Argentina and from other Chilean cities, this meeting goes around the natural and historical legacy of Magallanes.
By Cecilia Valdés Urrutia, Arts and Letters, El Mercurio, April 2011