About the artist
b. in 1983 in Camagüey, Cuba
Lives and works in Ghent, Belgium
The pictorial space deployed in Caballero’s paintings is at once vast and selfcontained, it unfolds within the confines of the canvas. Oscillating between quasi formalist grid systems, seemingly expressionistic symbols, and geometric shapes, his approach to painting is slow and reflective, but also punctuated by more painterly moments that come to disrupt the Original tempo. His use of schematic forms meticulously brushed onto the canvas lend his work the graphic quality of some indecipherable instruction manual. By exerting this process of perpetual doing and undoing, composition and decomposition, his painting tend to escape traditional categorizations to expose their own internal logic.