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Photography, Color on Aluminium
Size: 9.4 W x 7.1 H x 0.8 D in
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All photo works from the ‘Coffee to go’ series are designed with 3D software. Works that deal with public vs private space. Due to the combination of porcelain coffee cup with plastic to go lid do these ‘computer generated’ images have a surreal tension. Is it the confused older man who leaves his house with his coffee? Is it a social protest against the daily rat race or consumer society? The traditional versus the industrial? The ‘Coffee to go’ photo works have all been produced in an edition of 10, as high-quality photo prints on aluminum with Plexiglass. Recently the series has been exhibited at 'De Hallen' in Amsterdam as part of the group show 'Changing Cities' organized by 'Seeyou@art' Scroll through 'Artworks' to see 'Coffee to go' and 'Coffee to go II'
Photography Print:Color on Aluminium
Artist Produced Limited Edition of:10
Size:9.4 W x 7.1 H x 0.8 D in
Packaging:Ships in a Box
Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.
Roberto Voorbij (1974) lives and works in Amsterdam, holds a bachelor degree in Visual arts and Art History from the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht and has attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he took classes from a.o. Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle during the late 1990s. Nominated for the ‘Prince Bernhard Fund’ and ‘Piet Bakker Prize’ for his graduation exhibition (video piece ‘Everyday’) and more recently for the ‘Artist in Action Prize’. Voorbij is an interdisciplinary artist apart from working with ‘ready made’ materials, he works with 3D Software, video and (digital) collage. His ongoing ‘Artist Portraits’ series has recently been exhibited at X BANK / W Hotel, Amsterdam and Leontia Gallery, London. Originally commissioned by ARTISTS NOT ARMIES these photo collages all follow the same concept; an artist portrait in which the face is replaced by a significant work of this artist. Besides (national) identity, are commerciality and public space recurring themes in Voorbij's work. What highly fascinates him about this is the underlying politics, history and marketing strategy of our seemingly neutral environment. His works are often socially critical. Another recurring theme concerns the art world / art market and the way in which the artist manifests itself here, as well as the autonomy of the artwork that’s being questioned. Notable exhibitions: '9streetsRED' - Amsterdam, ‘The Summer Exhibition' - The Municipal Museum, The Hague, 'Silence is a lie' - SEZ, Berlin, ‘TheArtFabric’ - São Paulo, 'Construction Festival 2015' - Ukraine, ‘Money Talks’ - Leontia Gallery, London, 'Çanakkale Art Walk 2017 - Homeland' - Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Biela Noc 2017, Bratislava, Slovakia. From 2019 one of his artist portraits will be part of the traveling group exhibition 'The World of Frida' in the United States. Interview with Overdose.am: http://www.overdose.am/2012/05/10/copyright-is-history-says-artist-roberto-voorbij
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