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74x104x0.2 cm ©2019 by Vila
Vanitas VII ( The double ) - Photography, 74x104x0.2 cm ©2019 by Vila - Pop Art, Street Art (Urban Art), Surrealism, Symbolism, Paper, Dark-Fantasy, Flower, History, Men, Mortality, Nature, People, Pop Culture / celebrity, Spirituality, Still life, still life, human skull, surrealism, pop art, pop surrealism, hahnemuhle paper, exclusive giclée print

Vanitas VII ( The double )
74x104x0.2 cm ©2019 by Vila. Exclusive Limited Edition of 1/1 ......( plus I reserve one Artist proof printed not for sale but only for expo. ) This piece makes part of an ongoing series of artworks called "Recycled" which I´ve started producing at the end of 2017. In this series I revisit old masterpieces (mostly from Renaissance until Neoclassicism ) to extract personages or sceneries...modifying and mixing them (via... Digital Photographic Manipulation) and this way creating new possibilities in an unexploited context. To this purpose I also introduced what I consider "the magical enigma" of Surrealism and mixed it with a small dose of Pop Art`s contemporary irreverance. All this mixture between different Art periods and technics intents to work catalysing the observer to travel within his own visual memories (from Art History) searching for the originals and then recycling them with a whole new interpretation. Through all this process the viewer becomes my accomplice. Size: 74 x 104 x 0.2 cm (unframed) / 70 x 100 cm (actual image size)...Printed with 2 cm white border. Mix of digital photo collage / manipulation done by me..creating an original artwork that was exclusively Giclée printed at Art Studio = O Caixilho: Molduras e Quadros. Using an Epsom Stylus Pro 11880 Printer ..with UltraChrome K3 Pigmented Inks on Hahnemühle Museum Etching 350 gsm / 100% cotton pulp / acid free paper. Giclée print with UltraChrome K3 pigmented inks. Hahnemühle Museum Etching Paper 350gsm. Signed on the front..but also named/ dated/ numbered/ signed on the back. Free shipping to Europe. Certificate of Authenticity. © 2019 Paulo Vilarinho aka Vila.

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