KOI
Sangrà i Armengol, Marc [Prats de Lluçanés, Barcelona, 1983]
Technique: Conte and lead pencil on paper
Dimensions: 68 x 84 cm
Date: 2009
Generic classification: Draw
General inventari: 7382 D
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Signed: "Marc Sangrà" (to white pencil, in the lower left angle). Provenance: Prize drawing contest Ynglada-Guillot 2009. Came to the Academy's Museum: July, 7, 2009. Exhibition: EXPO. YNGLADA-GUILLOT 2009. Bibliography: CAT. YNGLADA-GUILLOT 2009, p. 3 (reproduced) and p. 4 (record of the juror); PREMI YNGLADA-GUILLOT 50è aniversari 2012, p. 152 and 153 (reproduced). Note: Marc Sangrà's work has been selected also editions Ynglada-Guillot Contest 2007, 2008 and 2010. Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona, in recent years the artist has been selected and awarded in numerous competitions around the state. Koi meaning fish in Japanese, is the term used to describe a specific type of this animal, the nishikigoi (carp wavy), symbolizing love and friendship, and is an icon in the world of tattoos, activity that also dedicated to the author. Sangrà next words express better than any others the sense of his work: "Convert the unconsciousness in creation. Shapes flowing like a new beginning in the middle of a black absorbs all colors. Absence of light figures, a first movement , a sigh in the most remote depths which reveals a nature full of beauty. mystery ... noble ... elegance ... Koi." (artist's blog: http://marcsangra.blogspot.com/).


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