MMPuhinger Hyperrealism

Marcos Míguez Puhinger (Redondela, Pontevedra, Spain 1977).

Self-taught artist, painter, muralist and draftsman. 

Since he was little he showed concerns about drawing and painting, deciding seven years ago and encouraged by his surroundings, to leave his job in an automotive factory to dedicate himself fully to his passion. 

Versatile artist who cultivates and handles various painting techniques: watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, but what has really made him known are his works made with Bic pens. 

We could not be more proud to have him in our project.

Work "Fish Memory" (made with Bic pens).

Carefully composed and detailed works that make you doubt if you are looking at a photograph or a painting and this is due to his passion for the work of the hyper-realistic American artists of the 60s. He likes to play with transparencies and reflections of chrome surfaces , tattoos and the human figure. 

Your source of inspiration? It thrives on everything around it. 

* Hyperrealism: Artistic current, especially pictorial, which emerged in the late 1960s and which is based on the faithful, almost photographic reproduction of reality.

Featured works: 

Murals: 

  • Tribute to the writer María Do Carme Kruckenberg within the project "Vigo city of color" of the Vigo City Council. 
  • Restaurants: Patouro, Malauva, Barrabasada and Trepia Gastronomy in Vigo. 
  • Urban Market Progreso 41 Vigo. 
  • Montserrat Vigo pastry shop. 
  • Cotpa Architecture and Engineering. 
  • Mural in "La Radio" entertainment venue (Vigo). 
  • Collaboration painting live work for Acqua di Parma in the 2nd Anniversary Barbería “Shave the Saylor” (Vigo). 
  • Mural in Restaurant "A Figueira" (Marín, Pontevedra). 
  • 2nd Mural within the project "Vigo ciudad de Color" continuing with a tribute to María Do Carme Kruckenberg. 
  • Mural in the Santo Tomás de Torneiros Porriño School (Pontevedra). 
  • Mural in restaurant included in the Michelin Guide "Morrofino Taberna" (Vigo).

Collaborations with non-profit associations: 

  • ASANOG (Association to help cancer children of Galicia) in the LAMPART project. 
  • Donation of work made live to the Bata Association of children with autism. 
  • Donation of work made directly to ASANOG. 
  • Live painting for Sonríe Caldas, association for the fight against cancer. 
  • Donation of work carried out live to the Association Pencils and Colors to help children.

Design collaborations: 

  • Hendrick's Gin Papp UV (glasses brand). 
  • El mundo de Wey (fashion store). 
  • Merchandising design "La Victoriana Vigo" (Furniture and antiques store). 
  • Pescanova Conxemar 2018 Stand.

Album and book covers: 

  • - You dog !! "Before the coma".
  • - Mr. Jingles "The Wilhelm Scream". 
  • - Animal Picnic discography. 
  • - "Life does not expire - We do-" by Rubén de Marina. 

Exhibitions: 

  • Collective Sala Nauta (Sanxenxo 2014). 
  • Multipurpose of Redondela (Redondela 2015). 
  • Coworking La Estación (Vigo 2015). 
  • Urban Market Progreso 41 (Vigo 2016). 
  • International Exhibition of Contemporary Illustration Miic Auditorio de Galicia (Santiago de Compostela 2017). 
  • Silvia & Guy Studio (Vigo 2017). 
  • Collective Miscellaneous 13 Soho Gallery (Vigo 2017). 
  • Out of Scene Exhibition at Matadero Madrid (Madrid 2919). 
  • Out of Scene Exhibition at Chlorophyll Digital (Madrid 2019). 
  • Collective Christmas Exhibition at Microgalería Quadro Enmarcaciones (Vigo 2019).
  • Exhibition of watercolors "Acero y Sal" in Microgalería Quadro Enmarcaciones (Vigo 2020).

Marcos Míguez Puhinguer among his works belonging to the Expo "Out of Scene".

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  • History: The person who appears in a recurring way in my works is Gigi my partner, she is my source of inspiration in much of my work.  In this case, I used as a reference one of the snapshots taken by photographer Sara Miranda on a stretch of river in a village in Pontevedra (Spain).  The idea that we all hide behind a mask at some point was what...

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  • History: Carried out during the last two months of the pandemic year 2020.  The process of the work lasted until 185 hours of work due to the number of nuances of the skin, the tattoos and the Maneki-neko, a Chinese cat that with the mechanical and repetitive movement from top to bottom of its paw tries to attract the prosperity after observing all the...

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  • History: Without a doubt, one of the things I like to draw and paint the most is the eyes, with their different textures, brightness and transparencies.  Something that I have seen in the exhibitions is the amount of time that visitors spend in front of the work, as if hypnotized by the eyes of this "Sphinx Cat" that do not leave anyone indifferent.  This...

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  • History: The drawing takes as inspiration the photograph taken by Janite (Vigués photographer) of Gael, a great friend and well-known hotelier from the city of Vigo (Pontevedra) and also brother of Silvia Superstar, singer of the band Killer Barbies. The work, although of a moderate size, is the result of 50 hours of work and my passion for tattoos and...

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  • History: Vermouth Sunday was born after a move, the way to thank some friends for their help was to get together to have a vermouth at the “A Mina” tavern (Vigo).  The conjunction of the light entering from the window and the incidence on the wood worn by time, the transparency of the glass of the glass, the liquid it contained and the colorful tattoos...

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