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THE PAINTING SECTION FROM DAVIS MUSEUM The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona Davis Lisboa, "Galerie légitime # 7", 2017, oil on canvas, 15.7 x 15.7 x 1.57 in (40 x 40 x 3.5 cm) What inspired the work? Conceptually, I had been inspired by a photograph of a NASA space helmet. Formally, I was inspired by the paintings of German artist Gerhard Richter, who works collecting images of family photographs albums, books, magazines and newspapers, which he projects and paints in a mysterious and unfocused style. What do you expect your viewers to feel/think? Firstly, viewers have to know that I have founded my museum, the Davis Museum (www.davismuseum.com) in a ballot box in 2009. This cultural entity has many sections and one of them is "The Paintings Section From Davis Museum ". This is a collection of oil on canvas that I started in 2011 and it is divided into two genres: portraits and still lifes. The portraits serie is about three artists who created their own museums, which are Marcel Duchamp, Robert Filliou and Marcel Broodthaers. The still lifes serie is about the artworks (or images and concepts related to this subject matter) created by them, which are "Boîte-en-valise", "Galerie légitime" and "Musée d'Art Moderne, Département des Aigles". The main idea of this painting was to make a criticism against the precariousness of Filliou's Galerie légitime. If this French artist has created its art gallery in a paper hat, I propose to go beyond and create a exhibition space in a astronaut helmet and linking concepts like art and science. Why did you choose the medium, the color? I chose the medium because the oil on canvas is a very sophisticated medium, bright and subtle and it allows a wide amount of shades. And becuase it is very durable too. I only use the best materials for my paintings: linen fabrics, turpentine oil and linseed oil from Blockx brand and oil paintings from Old Holland brand. I chose the blue color because it is the Davis Museum Brand Color (Pantone 647 C) and thus, I seek to create a visual connection between all the paintings, works of art and subjects treated. THE PAINTINGS FROM DAVIS MUSEUM IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS The Alejandro Vásquez Herrero Collection, Viladecans, Spain. The Daniel Marcoux Collection, Montreal, Canada. The Francesc Torres Collection, Barcelona, Spain. The Geert De Kegel Collection, Zele, Belgium The Yellowstone Club Collection, Big Sky, Montana, USA. This is the only section of the museums in which the artworks are for sale. Support the Davis Museum Art Project by now purchasing this painting at Saatchi Art! How will your artwork be packed for a movement? Artwork will be guaranteed to be shipped in accordance with high security standards, so that your shipment is as safe as possible while traveling from the artist's studio to your museum, gallery, hotel, business or home. For this, your oil paintings on canvas will be sent unrolled, stretched out on a wooden frame, flat, without frames and any special assembly. The packaging of wrapped canvases consists of: · An acid-free archival quality glassine paper cover · Two sheets of Foam boards · A sealed heavy plastic bag (to protect against moisture) · Two layers of bubble wrap and secure with tape · Cardboard protectors to each corner of the oil painting · Two other larger sheets of Foam boards · A sturdy cardboard box marked as "Fragile" Davis Museum Paintings Section in Private Collections Alejandro Vásquez Herrero Collection, Viladecans, Spain. Daniel Marcoux Collection, Montreal, Canada. Francisco Torres Collection, Barcelona, Spain. Geert De Kegel Collection, Zele, Belgium. Soter Argyrou Collection, Nicosia, Cyprus. The Yellowstone Club Collection, Big Sky, Montana, USA.
Painting:Oil on Canvas
Size:15.7 W x 15.7 H x 1.6 D in
Packaging:Ships in a Box
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My name is Davis Lisboa (1965, São Paulo, Brazil), living and working in Barcelona, Spain. I'm a multifaceted illustrator and painter who, through my work, try to erase the boundaries between graphic arts and fine arts, high and low culture, art and the market, crafts and technology. In 2009 I created the Davis Museum | Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona. I have studied Desenho de Comunicação at the ETE Carlos de Campos and Painting at the Centre d'Art i Disseny Escola Massana and at the Facultat de Belles Arts de la Universitat de Barcelona. Since 1982 I've been working as a storyboard artist creating storyboards for various advertising agencies in Brazil, Spain, Russia, England or the United States. In 1987 I moved to Barcelona, where I worked as a graphic illustrator in a design studio and two years later, I opened my own illustration and painting studio. In 2005 I began to hold exhibitions as an artistic, figurative and contemporary painter at art galleries, cultural centers and art museums, and in 2009, I created the Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, a cultural entity recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya, now, expanding my activity towards cultural management. I have participated in several exhibitions, including Museum Show at Arnolfini, Bristol, England; Eleven: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10 Year Retrospective at The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, USA and at the Galería Bob Rauschenberg, Fort Myers, USA; Remix - 10 years in the mix at the en la Spor Klübü, Berlin, Germany; Small, Unusual and Specialist Museums Survey at the CRATE Studio and Project Space, Margate, England; Incubarte at Centro del Carmen, Valencia, Spain; FluxFest 2019, Pride Mail Project and Big Ideas in Small Art at The Rose Shelton Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Aquí y Ahora 6 - Power, corruption & lies at the Galería Blanca Soto, Madrid, Spain; VI Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea di Firenze, Italy; Holland Art Fair, The Hague; La Secció de les Pintures del Davis Museum, at the Casa del LLibre, Barcelona, Spain; NeoLatinísiiimo Art Biennial at the City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA; Mirades des del confinament, con Joan Fontcuberta, Festival Cruïlla, Òmnium Cultural, Igualada, España, among others.
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