Dystopian Landscape // Cesc Abad

20.02.2020 – 18.04.2020

Can our society be living in a dystopia?

If we reverse the Darwinian approach, it may happen that what seems to be the apex of civilization is not designed for man, but for animals capable of developing more efficient behaviors than those of human beings.

Cesc Abad’s work allows us to enter a kind of garden of Eden where each element lives in communion with its environment , and at the same time , makes us reflect on the dangers of technological advances that can mutate parts of an animal body , in a traffic light or a gun.

Perhaps we are facing an involution of the species, where the true outcasts of the planet will be the men and women who observe the desires of the animal species. Perhaps we are facing a new dystopia that allows us to reflect on our role in the world, as a satire of human behavior. Perhaps, Cesc Abad is inventing a world, to talk about ours.

Mònica Marañón

Art Historian

 

Vegetarian-2019.-Acrylic-on-canvas.-80-x-80-cm

Stop-animal-in-red-2019.-Acrylic-on-canvas.-200-x-150-cm

Psychanalyste-2019.-Acrylic-on-paper.-70-x-50-cm

Programmer-2019.-Acrylic-on-paper.-70-x-50-cm

Paradise, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 100 x 100 cm

Matador, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm

Matador, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm

Entertaining life, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm

Dystopic Landscape, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 200 x 200 cm

Danse, 2019. Acrylic on paper. 70 x 50 cm

Communion, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm

Chassé, 2019. Acrylic on paper. 70 x 50 cm

César, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 100 x 100 cm

Brother, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 80 x 80 cm

Borderland, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm

BOM, 2019. Acrylic on paper. 70 x 50 cm

Bilateral Biology, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 200 x 200 cm

Before Die, 2019. Acrylic on canvas. 150 x 150 cm