Manuel G. Buciños (1980-90)

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Vigo: Manuel G. Buciños (1980-90)

The sculptor Manuel Garcia Vazquez is known by the nickname Bucinos. Bucinos is the place name of the parish where Lugo was born in 1938. He graduated in Fine Arts at the College of San Fernando in Madrid and completed his training in Hungary, and doing work in various workshops and creating works for public spaces.

His art style was stressing the other artists of his time to create a personal style that has come to build school in Galicia and great prestige abroad. His sculpture has come to major international art galleries, private collections and museums around the world.

In 1993 the Galician Royal Academy of Fine Arts named after Academician Bucinos like.

Most of his work has been done in Ourense meet with young artists called artistiñas for their extreme youth. This group had the likes of Jaime Quesada, Jose Luis of God, Acisclo Manzano, Xavier Pousa and others.

Bucinos has great intuition, sensitivity and exquisite tenderness. Initially working wood with great delicacy and simplicity, in which the wood grain resembling clothes and folds.

The bronze was taking over his work slowly using cavities as part of the work and the sculpture itself.

The human figure receives special attention from the artist, especially the female body, which used to represent their feelings about motherhood.

The candor and voluptuousness are projected onto the raw sculpture by rounded lines, sleek and light volumes trying to emphasize the concepts of lightness and airiness.

Binds the theme of motherhood and childhood world, a realm occupied by infants with certain dyes cheerful ingenuity. The hug is another recurring theme in his work intertwined with men women, mothers and children, the representation of human love by warm materials like wood and even bronze. The extreme delicacy and sensitivity of this sculptor does not go unnoticed. Let this warm and sensual realm of the curved line.

Sharp turns, the volumes at once emphatic and soft, the airosidad of his creatures, give the sculpture Bucinos a very defined personality.

Its monuments, historical or purely ornamental eagerly, abound in the Galician cities. Usually small format works, while monumental in its great creative concept of corporeal forms. Bucinos sculpture appears to contain life. Their vitality expands in spurts, and although sometimes a testimonial hard rurality Galicia, the cheerfulness imposed finishes in each of his pieces.

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