Philosophycal background for the 'fundación'.
Promote exhibitions, studies and art initiatives, with an emphasis on
expressionism and based on the human figure as a central theme. We prefer art
with a strong social commitment.
The creed of the Foundation is an art that contributes to the positive change of
the human condition.
María Zambrano Alarcón (Málaga, 1904 -
"The characteristic of man is to
open a path - says María Zambrano - because by doing so he puts his being into
A method is a path, a path through which one begins to walk. The curious
thing here is that the discovery of this path is not different from the action
itself that must lead to the fulfillment of the person who performs it. The
characteristic of man is to open a path, says Zambrano, because by doing so he
exercises his being; man himself is the way.
The ethical action par excellence is to open the way, and this means
providing a mode of visibility, since what is properly human is not so much
seeing as giving to see, establishing the framework through which vision - a
certain vision - is possible. Ethical action, then, as well as knowledge, since
by drawing the frame a horizon opens, and the horizon, when it clears, provides
a space for visibility.
Ernst Fischer (Austrian, 1899 - 1972)
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also
reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art
must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
Paul Kingsnorth - 2018 (English, 1972)
Something is wrong deep down in our
civilization, in the growth and progress myths that we hold dear, and that is
not going to change, because we prefer to fall asleep with false solutions, such
as sustainability, just so as not to break with our lifestyle.
We must stop talking about the environment or nature, as if that is something
separate from us, outside of ourselves, that we can stop, analyze and then
control. Let us accept that we have gone too far, that our civilization is
coming to an end. Yes, we are going to the abyss.
environmental movement is still waiting for us to save the world with some
treaty or some clean technology. But they forget one thing: people don't want to
hear the truth at all. And the greens? They have been encapsulated. Their fight
against the continued destruction of the world through our unlimited consumption
is now called 'sustainability', worse: CO2 reduction. While we all feel that
there is a great fall. Our empire is being eroded from within.
"We live in a time of social, economic and ecological disintegration and we want
to face this reality with honesty."
"We believe that the roots of these crises lie in the stories we tell
ourselves: the myth of progress, the myth of man at the center of everything,
and the myth of the separation between people and nature ".
" It attracts me more and more, the idea that there are at least small places
where, the character, the beauty and the meaning of life remain." If I can
protect one of them against devastation. That may be enough."
Art is a way of seeing the abyss in the eyes. As a form of shame processing.
Lev Nikoláievich Tolstói - 1887
a letter dated 1887 to Romain Rolland, a French writer (Clamecy, Nièvre, January
29, 1866 - Vézelay, December 30, 1944). Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828 Yasnaia
Polyana, Russia - 1910 in Astápovo) continued to present his ideas on art.
Only that has value, he said, that unites men; the only artist that counts is
the artist who makes a sacrifice for his convictions. The precondition of all
true calling must be, not love for art, but love for humanity. Those who are
filled with such love can hope that sometime, as artists, they can do something