Flora

400,00

Medium: Photo paper on underlayment, prism acrylic, brass bolts and nuts 

Size: 50 x 40 x 4 cm 

Edition: #/3
Year: 2020

For this series has been chosen specifically for religious and mythological images. However, by placing the figures – each appropriated from classic paintings – behind a geometric grid contrasting associations arise. The analog pixels that appear due to the distortion of the plastic prism plate act like the scrambled image of a suspect. But at the same time, the plate also seems to work as a protection of the vulnerable. Is this series about censoring the religious or is it rather an attempt to protect the weak? Flora as a dissolute goddess or Titian’s beloved model? The grid over the Renaissance painting also emphasises the triangular composition that has been used. Or does it expose an underlying matrix, a metaphysical network that’s being uncovered…

The first edition has recently been sold at the CHOOSE LOVE auction organised by Leontia Gallery, London

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Kunstenaar: Roberto Voorbij
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