• Mujer 21/Mujer luchadora, 2017

    Alvaro Soler-Arpa, Mujer 21/Mujer luchadora, 2017, wood, antlers, painting, 40cm x18cm x 65cm aprox.

  • Toxic Evolution/Faun, 2012

    Alvaro Soler-Arpa, Toxic Evolution/Faun, 2012, Bone, wire,trash, 4m x 3m aprox.

  • Toxic Evolution/Toxic 4, 2014

    Alvaro Soler-Arpa, Toxic Evolution/Toxic 4, 2014, Bone, wire, 50cm x50cm x 40cm aprox.

  • Sculptures from the end of the world/Ego fight, 2017

    Alvaro Soler-Arpa, Sculptures from the end of the world/Ego fight, 2017, Bone, iron, 3m x 3m x 3m aprox.

Alvaro Soler-Arpa MRBS

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Working with bones over the last 7 years has been a way to get in full contact with nature and anatomy. But also a way of exploring and getting deeper into terms like life, death, or evolution".

I like the idea of the artisan becoming the artist. The artisan has attained certain skills to which has dedicated many hours of mechanical work. He is rooted in a very specific knowledge of his craft, which evolves and gives strength to his artwork. This is achieved through discipline in his work. I regard the artist as someone explosive and impulsive in terms of creativity but also introspective, patient, and skilled while working.

I enjoy my work as something coming from inside of me. I consider drawing to be the key tool in my creations. Much of the time in my work the concept is related to and ruled by the line. I give significant importance to the “physical” intention of the form and line.

I view nature as magic in its fullest capacity. Nature can do miracles when medicine and technology cannot. Because of this, I consider nature as my main source of inspiration separate from man and his technological achievements.


  • Categories: Animal, Installation/Land/Site-specific, Other
  • Materials: Other
  • Location: Europe