Great distance separates Moscow from the city that bears the lilting name of Bilbao. María Alonso Páez, an artist who lives there, may appear to a Muscovite an enigmatic stranger from a faraway land. It is hard to see from afar how her unique genius developed. Art historians described many times and in ample details in what age and under what...
María Alonso Páez took up the brush as a child. She was an artist all life lomg, though painting became her profession Only in adulthood. She never makes even short breaks in her work, and can be found in her Studio every day. Her biography resembles lives of many artists who left their initial profession to entirely dedicate themselves to art-...
Maria creates an ever-lasting melody, unique and enchanting. It finds expression in structureless forms at odds with whatever logic. Underlying those forms, however, are scenes that abound in instants from personal experience, emotional and thoroughly pondered. Her painting has the magnetic power of proper painting. It is convincing and complicated...