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Isaac Cordal

Born in: 1974

Spain

Biography
Isaac Cordal is a sculptor from Spain currently living in Bruxelles. His sculptures take the form of little people sculpted from concrete in 'real' situations. Cordal manages to capture a lot of emotion in his vignettes, in spite of their lack of detail or colour. He is sympathetic toward his little people and we empathise with their situations, their leisure time, their waiting for buses and their more tragic moments such as accidental death, suicide or family funerals. His sculptures can be found in gutters, on top of buildings, on top of bus shelters - in many unusual and unlikely places in the capital. They bring new meaning to little corners of the urban environment. They express something vulnerable but deeply engaging. Left to fend for themselves, you almost want to protect them in some way, or perhaps communicate with them. Of course the 25cm high sculptures of people in everyday poses the artist creates in are not real, are they? Well you've opened a whole can of worms with that question. Yes, the little scenes in Concrete Eclipse are somewhat poignant but they do not invite you to weep passively for lost worlds you never knew. They are there to provide a one handed clap to shake you from your reveries and plug you back in to the world. So Cordal´s men in grey are a little message of hope in spite of their forlorn appearance and they are there to remind you that pessimism is not common sense, it's just pessimism. So make sure you do something inessential today. Go on, the grey men don't want you to.
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Isaac Cordal, Insolated in the Modern Outdoors, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Insolated in the Modern Outdoors, 2016
13.4 x 13 x 6.3 inch
Sculpture

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Isaac Cordal, Follow the leaders, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Follow the leaders, 2016
10.6 x 11.8 x 5.9 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Follow the Leaders, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Follow the Leaders, 2016
7.1 x 11 x 11 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Isolated in the modern outdoors (yellow), Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Isolated in the modern outdoors (yellow), 2017
13.4 x 13.2 x 5.9 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Insolated in the Modern Outdoors, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Insolated in the Modern Outdoors, 2016
13.4 x 13 x 6.3 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Sleepwalkers, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Sleepwalkers, 2016
7.1 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Sleepwalkers, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Sleepwalkers, 2016
7.1 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
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Isaac Cordal, Sleepwalkers, Sculpture

Isaac Cordal

Sleepwalkers, 2016
7.1 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
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MOLIN CORVO Gallery

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From March, 3 To April, 1 2016

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