Translations:Alicia Barney Caldas/15/en

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That interest in the everyday soon became a constant gesture in several of her works: the duration of the recollection of time and space. Oldenburg became one of her main points of reference when she created a work that, although apparently a faithful copy of reality, suggested a different way of looking at it, since it was a matter of recognizing the trace quality of all the objects and the waste that consumer society implied. Barney poses a landscape not as an idyllic environment, but as a symbol of destruction. Thus, her works refer to a precise space, not an idea of it or its aesthetization. The landscape is no longer an image but a trace and an indication of the relationship between human beings and space. In this manner, Barney extended the limits of art, seeking to propitiate a transformation. But her intention was not merely to issue a complain, but to capture something human: