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Artificialis

contemporary art / history of art

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Artwork of the month / September 2020

Permanent Maze Katia Miranda 2017 Oil on linen 50 cm x 50 cm   Katia Miranda’s oil painting “Permanent Maze” is part of a series with the same name. The square picture shows a cut-out of loosely intertwined white/grey and yellow/orange ribbons. They are lying on a grey, slightly brown textile support, which is in… (read more)

Artwork of the month / November 2017

Ellipsis Katia Miranda 2016 Oil on canvas 92 cm x 92 cm “Ellipsis” by Katia Miranda is a photorealistic oil painting. It shows a black plastic shopping bag with white dots, in front of a background of a similar design. The bag stands upright and is open at the top. At first glance, one might… (read more)

The Venice Biennale 2017: Hidden gems in the city

Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Bolivia, Ivory Coast and Guatemala Besides the main exhibition and the national pavilions in the Giardini and the Arsenale, there are many exhibitions throughout the city. Interesting are often the national participations of countries beyond the traditional canon. They have no fixed building in the Giardini, since they are mostly… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2017

Busca una pista, inventa la historia (Search a track, invent history) Lourdes de la Riva 3,50 m x 4,70 m 2016 Remains of small sections of paper books perforated by the moths and attached to the wall The mural collage “Busca una pista, inventa la historia” (Search a track, invent history) from 2016 by Lourdes… (read more)

Artwork of the month / December 2016

Sentimientos Anónimos IV – (Anonymous Feelings IV) Karla Acuna Vela 2016 48 cm x 33 cm Digital print on 100% press natural cotton (fine print art) Ed. 10 The photo “Sentimientos Anónimos IV” (Anonymous Feelings IV) is part of the series “Grito Silenciado” (Silenced Scream) from 2016. Most of the photos are taken at cemeteries…. (read more)

Artwork of the month / November 2016

Calentamiento de la Tierra (Global Warming) Karla Higueros 2010 Acrylic on canvas 40” x 60” (101,6 cm x 152,4 cm) The painting “Global Warming” by Karla Higueros is part of her series “Mil Ventanas al Cambio” (A Thousand Windows to Change), inspired by the artist’s idea, that we have to open our windows to allow… (read more)