Ester Partegas | the artist




The artist Ester Partegas
Born 1972, Garriga, Barcelona, Spain.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Photography,


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Artist’s website
Entering Samesation at Rice Gallery is like wandering into a giant architectural model for a civic plaza. This larger-than-life installation by Ester Partegąs comes complete with trees, benches, and planters, all carefully crafted from mat board and heavy paper…
"CIVILIZATION IS OVERRATED"
As an artist, I am keenly interested in observing the way consumer society is increasingly affecting every aspect of our lives. The everyday has become a continuous challenge for the individual, who sees him/herself being unceasingly forced to re-signify and re-organize the most ordinary and common relations he/she has with the real world and, at the same time, with his/her notion of the self. A major role in this daily hecticness is played out by the media in all its different manifestations…
Images and biography
Squared diamond ring (Daily Collapse Series)
arcelona and the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, and currently works and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Her artistic career began to take shape with a positive critical reception outside the country, a push that allowed her to present her work in Spain. Since her first public appearances in the late 1990s, Ester Partegąs has developed themes that explore urban landscapes in consumerist society—a landscape we inhabit and recognize, one that we interact with physically and emotionally. “It’s in the fissures and imperfections of contemporary urban space, being so homogenous and aseptic, where I’m interested in finding and weaving narratives of a personal bent. They coexist, mix together and are built parallel to totalitarian structures…”


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