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English translation: figurativism

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Spanish term or phrase:figuración / figurativismo
English translation:figurativism
Entered by: Adolfo Ossi
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09:05 Sep 12, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Spanish term or phrase: figuración
From a description of the art of Juan Muñoz and Hans Vandekerckhove (quotes mine):

...son representantes de una tendencia del arte que conjuga "la vuelta a la figuración" y la preocupación por la crisis existencial, la soledad y, sobre todo, la incomunicación en la sociedad actual.

Is this simply discussing the "return of figures" in their works of art?

In the English Wiki on Muñoz, they make reference to his "strangely haunting, almost human-like figures".

I guess I'm really confused about the "vuelta" part; did they avoid figures earlier on, is avoiding figures part of the artistic movement they belonged to, or am I just barking up the wrong tree here altogether?

TIA
Elizabeth Joy Pitt de Morales
Local time: 22:03
figurativism
Explanation:
¿No habrán querido decir "figurativismo" en lugar de "figuración"?

La Tercera::Icarito - Articulo - Quieres saber másFigurativismo. El arte figurativo: Este término se usa para referirse a la representación de imágenes reconocibles del mundo que nos rodea, a veces fieles y ...
www.quepasa.cl/icarito/enciclopedia/articulo/


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Note added at 1 hr (2007-09-12 10:35:09 GMT)
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Perdón, faltaba una parte del link. Ahí va:
http://www.quepasa.cl/icarito/enciclopedia/articulo/compleme...
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Adolfo Ossi
Local time: 17:03
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figurativism


Explanation:
¿No habrán querido decir "figurativismo" en lugar de "figuración"?

La Tercera::Icarito - Articulo - Quieres saber másFigurativismo. El arte figurativo: Este término se usa para referirse a la representación de imágenes reconocibles del mundo que nos rodea, a veces fieles y ...
www.quepasa.cl/icarito/enciclopedia/articulo/


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Note added at 1 hr (2007-09-12 10:35:09 GMT)
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Perdón, faltaba una parte del link. Ahí va:
http://www.quepasa.cl/icarito/enciclopedia/articulo/compleme...

Adolfo Ossi
Local time: 17:03
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Podría ser. La persona que ha escrito esto suele ser tan "creativa" con las palabras como los artistas que describe. Sin embargo, un poquillo más adelante viene

Asker: "La representación de la figura humana y la búsqueda del estado de felicidad son constantes en la obra de Vandekerckhove." Cuando intento con el vinculo que citaste, no puedo acceder, sin embargo lo que has citado me ha servido de mucha ayuda en otra parte del mismo text. Mil gracias.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bubo Coromandus: Regarding the asker's question about "vuelta", I think "vuelta a la figuración" could be translated directly as "the return to figurativism"; trends in art come and go, I don't think there's any deeper meaning than that
27 mins
  -> Thanks Deborah! I also agree with your interpretation of "vuelta...

agree  Adriana Penco: Aquí se usa más figuración que figurativismo.
1 hr
  -> Gracias, también por la aclaración.
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