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The lesser and greater doubts of Almirall
Jaume Vidal · 8 July 2000

The painter Modest Almirall (Ca N’Aguilera, Barcelona, 1959) presents some singular abstract surfaces that find their sense of representation in a series of tiny characters painted with needles and magnifying glass. With these figures, the artist sets out to represent the human situation in the face of the great questions and small doubts that life [...]

Things of today and now
Jaume Vidal · 22 June 2000

Modest Almirall, in the Segovia Isaacs gallery presents a group of works that at first sight seem to contain no human representation. Yet coming closer we discover some tiny characters that speak to us of life and how we live it. Their disproportionate size on the canvas is in no way an impediment to their [...]