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ART IN THE BAR: Francisco Rodriguez

ART IN THE BAR: Francisco Rodriguez

Mon 10 August 2020 - Sun 24 January 2021

In The Night We Believe

Referencing graphic animations and Japanese drawings, painter Francisco Rodriguez hints at the tradition that inspired the post-impressionists. The exhibition is unified in its limited colour palette and it invites the viewer to explore potential narrative links between the compositions which oscillate between expansive landscapes and smaller portraits.

The paintings are full of insinuations and ambiguity. Comprising intriguing, sometimes dark and inexplicable, spaces and situations, the work depicts windowless buildings, fences, fir-trees and a cast of sinister characters emerging from the shadows.

Image (detail): Landscape, 2020, 40x30 cm, Oil on board crop

Text by Dylan Huw: Cred Mewn Tywyllwch - Francisco Rodríguez - In The Night We Believe 


About the Artist

Francisco Rodríguez graduated with an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Arts in 2018. He has since had a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago and has appeared in numerous group shows in the UK and overseas. Rodríguez was also included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 which launched at the Liverpool Biennial and travelled to the South London Gallery. His works are included in several public and private collections including the DLA Art Collection and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MAC), Chile.








There is no need to book, and admission is free. 

Does dim angen archebu, ac mae mynediad am ddim.

Art in the Bar Opening Times: 

Mon - Sun, 9am – 10pm

Oriau Agor Celf yn Y Caffi: 

Llun – Sul, 9yb – 10yp

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