El zurdo (The Left-Handed Man)

  • Date: 
    1980
  • Technique: 
    Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 
    248 x 203 cm
  • Category: 
    Painting
  • Entry date: 
    1997
  • Register number: 
    AD00139
  • Donation of the Real Asociación de Amigos del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, 1993

A composition arranged around a central form of scattered triangles which, at the same time, subdivide the painted surface into myriad other triangular forms. At the top of the picture a minimal set of horizontal lines compose strips which hold a dense chromatic mass. A gestural explosion with an underlying rationalisation of the pictorial surface. As its title indicates, Miguel Ángel Campano painted this picture with his left hand.

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