Dolores Zinny & Juan Maidagan » 2013 Cape Name / Cabo Nombre
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cabo nombre exhibition

Cape Name / Cabo Nombre
University of California at Irvine, CAC Gallery. 2013

1- Book: El Rio Sin Orillas by Jose Luis Saer …” In Tierra del Fuego, we find the quintessential name reduced to its minimum expression, the most abstract of all names that is not far from other abstract objects, such as Pyramid hill or Conical hill. It’s the most extreme generic denomination that makes the stylized gesture of naming the nameless – leaving aside any internal or external reference – that is Cape Name.”…

2- Cape Name location south Argentina.

3- Drawing based on the original sketch of the Main Library Facade by Architect William Pereira, 1964 with a dominant line tracing the mountains profil.
Oil pastel and ink. 9 m x 3.1 m

6- Study of mountain.
Oil pastel on paper 1 m x 0.70 m

5- Drawing of a fragment of the Library Facade.
Oil pastel and ink. 2 m x 1.4 m

“… a three-dimensional element of the facade that is repeated in an almost military order in relation to the broken line of the mountain’s horizon, contrasting the interrupted immensity with the orthogonal order. This nameless element that is repeated on the facade has a female morphology, uterine, test tube, as if Nature had turned into a serial machine of the identical.. “ artist in dialog with curator

6- Thirteen paintings, studies of horizon’s line.
Synthetic fabric. 1.5 m x 1.5 m