• Ironic Compositions Juxtapose Outlandish Scenarios in Paco Pomet's New Paintings

    14 days ago - By Colossal

    “The Lesson” (2020), oil on canvas, 130 x 170 centimeters. All images © Paco Pomet, shared with permission
    In Beginnings , Spanish artist Paco Pomet visualizes a series of jarring and absurd scenarios born out of an equally concerning event. He juxtaposes disparate elements-a mushroom cloud erupting in a classroom, women cavalierly poking at a tabletop sunrise, a mountain range lying on an operating table-in a series of satirical commentaries infused with pop culture references and nods to art history.
    Generally contrasting a black-and-white scene with a recurring, full-color sunrise or...
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