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Une femme tombe du ciel et s’écrase sur la route devant Bartolomeu au moment où éclate une tempête tropicale et où sa maîtresse lui annonce qu’elle le quitte. Il décide de percer ce mystère alors que tout change autour de lui, il découvre que la morte, mannequin et ex-miss, avait fréquenté le lit d’hommes politiques et d’entrepreneurs, devenant ainsi gênante pour certains, et il comprend qu’il sera la prochaine victime. Il croise les chemins d’une chanteuse à succès, d’un trafiquant d’armes ambassadeur auprès du Vatican, d’un guérisseur ambitieux, d’un ex-démineur aveugle, d’un dandy nain, d’une prêtresse du candomblé adepte du mariage, d’un jeune peintre autiste, d’un ange noir ou de son ombre. Il explore la ville de Luanda en 2020, métaphore de la société angolaise où les traditions ancestrales cohabitent difficilement avec une modernité mal assimilée. Il s’enfonce dans la Termitière, gratte-ciel inachevé mais déjà en ruine où les riches vivent dans les étages tandis que les pauvres et les truands occupent les sous-sols. Il nous montre une ville en convulsion où l’insolite est toujours présent et intimement mêlé au prosaïque et au quotidien, où la réalité tend à être beaucoup plus invraisemblable que la fiction. Dans une prose magnifique cet amoureux des mots définit son pays comme une culture de l’excès, que ce soit dans la façon de s’amuser ou dans la façon de manifester ses sentiments ou sa souffrance.

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Obregón was born in Barcelona, Spain. He was the son of a Colombian father and a Catalan mother. The Obregón family owned a textile factory in Barranquilla, Colombia. Most of his childhood was spent in Barranquilla and Liverpool, England.

Obregón presented his first solo exhibition in Colombia in 1945. He participated in the fifth and sixth Salón de Artistas Colombianos in 1944 and 1945, which attracted attention from press and critics. His compositions are usually divided horizontally into two areas of different pictorial value or size, but of equal visual intensity. Other elements are placed against them. His style is characterized by use of color, exploration of traits and strokes through brush handling, and employment of transparency and impastoes. Color plays a fundamental role in integrating the structures of his design, using geometric forms and expressionism.

Both on an affective level and as a unifying element of the composition, color is an essential part of Obregon’s style. The elegiac and dramatic tone of El Velorio, for example, is heightened by the dominance of the red color in the geometrically articulated composition. Often all of them are accompanied by lush samples of fauna and flora, where, in some cases, the protagonist is the flower, and Flor de mangle , or chameleons, as in Dos cameleons , Jardines tropicales and sister piece Homenaje a Zurbaran , and Jardín barroco . Between 1942 and 1946, Obregón assimilated different influences.

His painting shows the influence of Picasso and Graham Sutherland, although these are only points of departure. Over a period of four decades, Obregón incorporated into his painting a repertory of themes that are unmistakably Colombian in character. Obregón took influence from European culture, while retaining an Andean imagery and stylistic creation, using guitars, bulls, and the Andean condor in his pieces. In 1959, Obregón painted his first condor, which has since appeared in almost fifty canvases during his career. At different times throughout his career, Obregón produced works related to political violence in Colombia, such as La Violencia, since 1948. Obregón is the artist perhaps most closely identified with the spirit of artistic renewal manifested in the 1950s in Colombia.

Obregón’s most prominent commentaries on La Violencia. In this piece, Obregón displays his early cubist influence, evident in the reduction of details and objects into elemental shapes. Obregón conveyed the ominous atmosphere and perversion evident in the violence that occurred in rural areas. This painting suggests the figure of a woman on her back, a figure which blends with the landscape. Mezrahi building, located at 53 Carrera and 76th Street in Barranquilla, Colombia. Obregón was commissioned to create the mural by Samuel Mezrahi, father of the current owner and resident of the building, Mair Mezrahi-Tourgemen, when the artist was at the midpoint of his artistic career. 00 pesos to complete the project.