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Painting, Oil on Canvas
Size: 11.8 W x 11.8 H x 1.6 D in
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THE PAINTINGS SECTION FROM DAVIS MUSEUM The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona Davis Lisboa, "Robert Filliou #1", 2012, oil on canvas, 11,8 x 11,8 in What / who inspired the work? The painting "Menino Com Tabuleiro" (1947) by Brazilian painter Cândido Portinari was my inspiration for this work. What do you hope viewers will feel / think? When I was a child we had a color reproduction of the "Menino Com Tabuleiro" (Boy With Board) that hung on the wall where we lived in São Paulo, Brazil. I spent a long time trying to discover the reason why Portinari had decided to hide the child's face in that picture. Of course, it was impossible to know and that mystery has never left my memory. I hope viewers repeat the same feeling of anguish that I experimented when I was 6 years old. Why did you choose the medium, subject matter, style? I chose oil painting because it is a widespread technique to represent people. That makes me wonder: Can a painting still be contemporary? At the same time, oil painting is radically opposed to the principles of Fluxus, an international group of artists in the '60s, in which Robert Filliou was a member. 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:11.8 W x 11.8 H x 1.6 D in
Ready to Hang:Not applicable
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Davis Lisboa is a visual artist born in São Paulo, Brazil, who moved to Barcelona, Spain, where he developed much of his career. Lisboa is known for his work in various mediums, including drawing, painting, digital art, and video. He is also the creator of the "Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona," an online contemporary art project. This mini-museum is both a work of art in itself and a platform for promoting international contemporary artists. In addition, Lisboa has participated in various exhibitions and artistic events internationally.
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