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The drawing, made in Indian ink and watercolor on canvas, 'Peixera' by Anna Pont.
The drawing, made in Indian ink and watercolor on canvas, 'Peixera' by Anna Pont.Anna Point

The architect Anna Point He shares with Jordi Comas – and with three different architects – one of the distinctive studios within the nation. On the one hand, they signal city interventions that change the whole lot with out it being barely observed. Your latest Reorganization of the Carrilet de Reus surroundings sews neighborhoods with a brand new construction that permits the pedestrian to be in control of the place. Or whoever sees their area as extra protected, prioritized.

On the opposite hand, its structure, of Nordic design and ecological concern, understands that area is mild and that supplies, like volumes, can’t hurt. In that line, your Clinic (CAP) in Riells and Viabrea, constructed with pure wooden flooring and CLT and recycled wooden partitions, introduces the panorama into the inside of the constructing.

But, past a demanding and dedicated skilled observe, Pont has a lifetime of its personal. And in it he demonstrates with talent, dedication and subtlety that he is aware of the worth of time. Without her personal gallery and with out coaching in Fine Arts, Pont started drawing horses as a toddler. And from there she went on to painting her household. Her accomplice says, Jordi Comas who as soon as entered a store on Las Ramblas to ask what portrait painters used to attain intense blacks. There she started to make use of Indian ink, mixing it with watercolor.

The work 'Fat' by Anna Pont.
The work 'Fat' by Anna Pont.Anna Point

It was Comas who inspired her to depart the drawing pad format and change to canvas. She additionally has to concentrate on one thing apart from household. The consequence was an exhibition within the Vic on line casino (Barcelona) the place they stay and work. And a hit. Later she would win drawing competitions in Shanghai, Milan, Venice, Treviso, Rome and New York. But, curiously, it has been the social networks, Instagram and Twitter, which have made recognized her personal world of agency strains, humor, non-indifference, form however incisive gaze and delicacy.

As might be seen within the 16 drawings that make up the pattern Women, now hanging within the Roman Temple of Vic till subsequent April 21, Anna's drawings declare extra humor than blood. They should not screams, however they don’t seem to be whispers both. They speak about violence and motherhood, human weaknesses, goals, injustice and sickness.

The drawing 'Ballet' by Anna Pont.
The drawing 'Ballet' by Anna Pont.

Maite Palomo Chinarro, the curator of the exhibition, quotes the North American historian Linda Nochlin to elucidate that the historical past of feminist artwork exists to wage conflict and query patriarchy. But Anna does it with the humor of quiet knowledge: the one the place she understands that the journey can also be within the creativeness. Thus, his portrait Stripes (2023) confuses the black and white strains of pores and skin and a shirt. He turns them into one thing anecdotal. His Fish tank (2022) sips water from a fish tank with a straw as if he have been crusing, or diving, on the excessive seas.

It is true that Pont's drawings accompany, however they achieve this by inquiring, asking questions. They stick the pencil within the eye when two ladies equally elevate their arms. The blonde to bop (Ballet), that of Asian options to move water. They trouble and reward the attention after they draw the breasts like a bra, one thing exterior – in somebody who suffers from breast most cancers – (pen lady) and when the fantastic thing about selfie It is that of extra. The girl who makes a selfie Among the portraits of Anna Pont she is plump (fats, 2018).

The piece in Chinese ink and watercolor on canvas, 'Ratles'.
The piece in Chinese ink and watercolor on canvas, 'Ratles'.Anna Point

Therefore, in the identical manner that structure attracts the scene of life, Anna Pont's portraits outline our relationship with humanity. They are constituted of humor, that’s, from love, not from judgment. They painting a magnificence that escapes sizes, canons and prejudices. The one who sips the water from the fish tank with a sailor shirt and a tattooed anchor has the look, the perspective that Anna has when she attracts.

What is that look? The one in every of calm. That of somebody who is aware of the worth of time. In the tip, Pont's drawings speak in regards to the time devoted to every stroke “between five and ten afternoons”, Comas measures the time invested. “It depends on the size”. Devoting so many hours to a light-weight thought is a manner of being on the planet.

'Pen girl' by Anna Pont.
'Pen lady' by Anna Pont.

Anna Pont is a superb architect. And she is an distinctive cartoonist. She exposes herself. She talks. She makes you suppose. She means that you can dream. She additionally enjoys her drawings. Even poking her finger within the eye, she doesn’t disturb the viewer. Not as a result of she is lukewarm (she is incisive), however as a result of she is able to speaking about essentially the most painful and complex issues from a deep humanity. The therapeutic magnificence that comes from her pencil takes time. And she talks in regards to the worth of her, the worth of being right here.

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