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Místicos exhibition and catalog

Contributed by Momento Agency on Sep 16th, 2022. Artwork published in .
    Místicos exhibition and catalog 1
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    The exhibition Místicos. Santa Teresa de Jesús y San Juan de la Cruz, luz en el Siglo de Oro (“Mystics. Saint Teresa of Jesus and Saint John of the Cross, the light in the Golden Age”) was shown from October 2018 to January 2019 in the old church of the Society of Jesus in Caravaca de la Cruz, Murcia.

    The exhibition and the accompanying publication talked about the mystics Saint Teresa and Saint John of the Cross and their presence in the art world, specially in the imagery and production of El Greco, Murillo, Alonso Cano, Ribera, Chillida, and Tàpies. The two figures that the show talked about, both mystics, had a story that was very bipolar; their writing was religious but so passionate that one could also mistake it for romantic love.

    They walked a path between light and darkness, what was earthly and heavenly, a place full of dualities that was patent to their art. Therefore, we created a visual identity that would reflect these ambivalence, this dichotomy of feelings, and translated it to bold colours like bright white, a deep dark blue and blood red. The contrast was looking for this feeling of a clash between enlightenment and earthly passions.

    This book is composed using the typefaces Suisse Int’l and Suisse Works, both by Ian Party and available from Swiss Typefaces. The condensed roman used in caps on the cover and for large quotes is Bordeaux (Letraset) by David Quay.

    Místicos exhibition and catalog 2
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    Místicos exhibition and catalog 3
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    Místicos exhibition and catalog 4
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    Místicos exhibition and catalog 5
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    Místicos exhibition and catalog 6
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    Místicos exhibition and catalog 7
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