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Pablo Rasgado reconfigures material from everyday life to create new abstractions. Much of his past work has been made from painted public walls, some extracted from busy city streets, others from temporary museum exhibitions. Sometimes the walls have political or social content. Sometimes they simply contain an image that Rasgado wants to capture and present in a new way. Whatever the source, Rasgado seeks to represent a frozen moment. In the case of the Unfolded Architecture paintings, they represent specific moments within a museums history and indeed in art history. They also have a playful conceptual relationship with Mexican muralism, the giant of Mexican art history that dwarfs everything that has followed. Instead of drawing or painting new images to depict history, Rasgado uses the background material of utilitarian walls to create conceptual abstractions that embody actual history.