Rooms full of objects, cups washing in the sink, still-lit cigarettes resting in an ashtray, open books and drawn papers, Andrés Lozano‘s paintings could represent the life of any one of us.
Born in 1992, Andrés Lozano was born in Madrid, where he graduated in design at the Complutense University, and moved to London, where he continued his studies specialising in Illustration and Visual Communication. While at university, he built up a substantial portfolio working with clients such as The New York Times, Google, The Washington Post and McSweeney’s. Not only did he focus on editorial illustration, in fact, Andrés also published several picture books.
In 2017, however, his interest in illustration began to wane more and more, leading him to focus on another art form, painting.
Today, his production mainly consists of large canvases with an autobiographical feel: Andrés Lozano depicts interiors of houses and flats in which what he himself describes as apathetic and lonely characters.
In addition to the extremely contemporary subjects, the most striking features of his paintings are the bright, vivid colours and simple, almost childlike shapes. These elements combined with the painting technique cannot help but make us think of the masterpieces of Gauguin or Matisse.
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