Argentine-born painter Horacio Sapere uses a symbolic vocabulary to pay tribute to a cultural iconography of the mundane. His dynamic constructions of chairs, tables, rooms, and dwellings and their placement in larger communities, landscapes and private psychological spaces range from architectural to poetic.
The resulting abstracted compositions reflect a wistful contemporary approach to the intellectual and literary salons of Europe and Latin America, and the well-balanced, vibrant palettes reflect the colourful ambiance of Spain, specifically Palma de Mallorca, his home of 35 years.
Horacio Sapere's work has been exhibited internationally, throughout Europe and North and South America. Sapere (b. 1951) is the recipient of numerous public installations and commissions in Spain and abroad for the last thirty years. He is also an active poet and playwright currently living between New York and Mallorca, Spain.