desire


Colombia

Painting
Size: 12 H x 12 W x 1.8 in

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Showed at the The Other Art Fair Showed at the The Other Art Fair

Art Description

Painting: Oil and Leather on Other.

SKIN STORIES
My paintings stem from the close, intimate observation of human skin, that place where personal history is printed and narrated in each spot, each crease, and each wrinkle. We are what is visible in our skin; that makes us readable and therefore vulnerable. My painting wants to explore that vulnerability, that risk we encounter when under the gaze of others. It also wants to create untold stories, to capture past experiences and future hopes or longings in the sheer physicality of the present moment. That´s why I use animal skin as my canvas. I use personal short texts written in Braille, and sign language for the deft to build the character out of the skin, to merge together as one and tell one whole story.

Keywords: Portrait, Signs, Skin, Body, Texts, Braille, Emotions, Feelings, Hands, Leather, Nude, Oil

Subjects: Body

Styles: Fine Art, Modern, Figurative, Realism

Mediums: Oil, Leather

Materials: Other

Prints: Body Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Modern Art Prints, Figurative Art Prints, Realism Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, Leather Art Prints, Other Art Prints

Artist Recognition

Showed at the The Other Art Fair Handpicked to show at The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in New York

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