Gracia Barrios Rivadeneira

Gracia Barrios Rivadeneira (1927–2020) was a Chilean painter and the winner of the 2011 National Prize for Plastic Arts.
The work of Gracia Barrios focuses on “human activity in everyday life.” Although she initially opted for figurative painting, towards the 1960s she changed to a more informal style, called “informal realism” by the artist herself. With this, Barrios alluded to the man “by means of the monumentality of torsos, heads, and maternities, expressing also the direct approach with the American continent and its people.” Some of the themes she tackled in her paintings were war, indigence, and exile.In addition to using oil and acrylic paints, the artist experimented with natural elements such as earth and clay in order to give greater density to her works.

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