Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Las máquinas para el espíritu de Salvador Soria

Pascual Patuel Chust


This article analizes the scultoric work by the artist Salvador Soria, which began in the early 60s. After a pictorial trajectory in the abstract expressionism, Soria deals with the scultoric space with his “Machines for the spirit. They are certainly “machines” that belong to the geometric art, but with a kinetic touch, since they are capable of making the spectator introduce all kind of changes in their external physiognomy, thanks to their turning possibilities. The author obtains wide achievents with these productions: to connect with the technological world that surrounds us and make the spectator enter into a ludic, active atmosphere, which he can create from the multiple possibilities of transformation that the piece of art offers.

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