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The prevailing element of his theoretical orientation is existentialism; he felt a special admiration for German philosophy, especially for Nietzsche, Goethe and his analysis of colour and Hegel and his dialectic on the development of art in his writings about aesthetics. It is in these that D. de Ubaldis finds the foundation of his analyses of art from a historical viewpoint.
Wooden box with erasers
Wooden box with erasers "The content in his chest and shape in his spirit" (1992)

French poetry also had an important and direct influence on his thinking, above all, that of Apollinaire and Jacques Prèvert. Later he became interested in Zen and Buddhist philosophy in general, which has penetrated deeply into his current thinking, leading him to develop the theory that creativity does not exist as such, if it has no social foundation; for him creativity is equivalent to imagination (creativity requires wide knowledge, without which it is impossible to make art.)
Nudes of the time in Paris
Nudes of the time in Paris Oil on cardboard. 1979 70 x 50 cm

He studied musical notation in the School of Sotomesa in Madrid and is an admirer of architecture; he believes, as Goethe said, that "architecture is frozen music".
El Jardín
El Jardín 120 x 91 cm

This painter is a master of all the techniques, engraving, sculpture, photography, performances, artland, conceptual; I consider that his latest works are a synthesis of all this ensemble, where he manages to richly reflect all of this technical elements.
Assembly 1993

Susana Yáñez Journalist and art critic.

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