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Valencian Institute of Modern Art opens exhibition of the sculpture of Arturo Berned
Berned's polished sculptures are conceived from mathematical laws and exact geometrical lines.

VALENCIA.- The show starts with four large works installed outside the museum as a prologue to the exhibition features 60 works selected for the occasion.As part of the exhibition space has been defined as 'studio area', which has enabled the study itself to appreciate the artist and the current evolution of his creative activity with the exhibition of the latest pieces made to be incorporated in this space , as its completion, in lieu of those discussed above.

Accompanying the sculptures, a selection of images shows the result of collaboration with photographer Héctor Gómez Rioja.

The architect and sculptor Arturo Berned (Madrid, 1966), studied Architecture in Madrid and continued his studies in London, Turin and Oxford. His career as an architect began in Mexico, England, Italy and Spain, and concludes as Project and Works Manager in the Estudio Lamela, which means he has been able to share experiences and projects such as Terminal 4 at Barajas Airport, Real Madrid's "Ciudad Deportiva" (Sporting City), the extending of the Football Stadium Santiago Berbabéu, or tenders such as Telefónica's District C or the Sharm El Sheikh Airport.

At the beginning of the nineties, whilst he was in Mexico, he began his creative process in the area of sculpture, an area in which he gives great importance to research into both shapes and materials. Even though he has made some of his pieces out of stainless steel, most of his creations have been made out of weathering steel, a material which creates a film of protective rust when it comes into contact with air. "The piece protects itself. Furthermore, it is a material which, depending on the light, acquires unique colours and hues".

Berned's polished sculptures are conceived from mathematical laws and exact geometrical lines, forming a conceptually abstract piece which remains faithful to the classic golden section. Berned gives a lot of importance to proportion: "(…) are very large but you feel close to them as they are based on anthropomorphic proportions (…). If something doesn't come close to proportion, it isn't beautiful. (…) Music, the pyramids, the shell of a snail or the growth of a plant; everything is based on proportion".

A work in which space and light, material and movement converse in a permanent exercise of abstraction. On searching for efficiency through rigor, ambition of simplicity as elegance, art with essential beauty, it conjugates concepts such as balance, stability, precision, light, emptiness, proportion, rhythm, composition, tension, ratio, size, solidity or weight.

As an integral part of the exhibition there is an space which has been defined as the "workshop area", set up as the studio of the artist and which allows his current creative evolution to be appreciated, as the pieces he is working on will be incorporated into this space as he completes them, replacing those which have already been exhibited.

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