In this exhibition, Juan Miguel Palacios investigates “the skin of the hedgehog”. ‘I take a tour of some of the works, in my opinion the most important of the last three years. Like the skin of a hedgehog I wanted to create an uncomfortable and pricking show. Somehow, provoking the viewer into a feeling of restlessness and uneasiness while watching it.’ During this time Palacois’ work has being focused on the reflection and development of situations of “inequality”, which unfortunately, continue, to define our socio-political and cultural landscape, in which aggression plays a leading role.
During this time Palacois’ work has been focused on the reflection and development of situations of “inequality”, which unfortunately, continue, to define our socio-political and cultural landscape, in which aggression plays a leading role.
Born in Madrid in 1973, Juan Miguel Palacios began to paint at the early age of 6. After a long journey with many Art Professors and Fine Art Schools, at age 12 he joined the studio of the renowned Spanish painter Amadeo Roca Gisbert (a disciple of Joaquin Sorolla) for six years. During these years, he was educated and formed in strict academic training until he joined the Faculty of Fine Arts in Madrid in 1991.
When he completed his college degree in 1997, he founded the Laocoonte Art School of Madrid, where he combined mentoring and teaching with the development of his career as an artist and had successful exhibitions in cities across Spain and Europe. He also worked as a muralist, theater stenographer, and film posters painter during those years. Palacios now lives in New York.
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