Angels Ribé

arton1122-56f8bBarcelona, ​​1943.  Angels is a Catalan conceptual artist, considered one of the most important conceptual art of the 70s. With a strong international presence, has exposed or collaborated with artists such as Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Gordon Matta-Clark, Lawrence Weiner, Hannah Wilke, Martha Wilson and Krzysztof Wodiczko, among many otros.Sus work, contextualized in conceptual art late 60s and the 70s, initially created with nontraditional materials like games between water and foam or light and shadow. Ribé progressively turned to question the work of art as artistic material, neglecting-progressively to use the space or the body as a work environment or testing, and starting to do installations and performances, characterized by contingency, where the possibility that something could happen or not, emphasizing the ephemeral aspect of the performance. In Catalonia, there is his work in the Vila Casas Foundation and the Catalan MACBA.