Press Release

TERRA, FERRO E FUOCO by OSCAR DOMINGUEZ
introduction by Josune Ruitz de Infante ART IN PARK Villa San Paolo
from 03/06/2006 to 02/07/2006

2006 - Galleria Gagliardi, San Gimignano

CLAY, IRON, FIRE

... The Fire: the best sculptor’s ally; the element that transforms, melts, paints, and gives back malleable forms, like clay and even the hardest metals. In effect, the artist is capable to stretch out the exquisite "traps” into this primordial element, in order to capture every touch of the colour of the poorest matters, like clay and metal, where they conceal themselves in memories of the mythical meteorites falling from the sky then rekindled in the forges of Vulcano. Dominguezis accostumed to "force" the land with excess heat, until making it implode and compel all of the chromatic exuberance, tactile and material, hidden in its pores ...

Josune Ruitz de Infante