IDEALIZED FEMININITY BY JESSICA STOLLER

by Ariadna Zierold

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Jessica Stoller uses clay and the grotesque as a vehicle to explore the constructed world of idealized femininity, gathering imagery across cultural lines and histories. The clay is sculpted, draped, carved, woven, and piped to create a wide range of bewildering effects. Porcelain is her primary medium, a historically weighted material that is intrinsically linked to notions of desire, mystery, and consumption.

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CHARACTERS COME TO LIFE BY ROSSINA BOSSIO

by Ariadna Zierold

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Rossina Bossio is a multidisciplinary artist born in Bogotá, Colombia. She studied Visual Arts at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in her hometown and Fine Arts at L’École des Beaux-Arts in Rennes, France.

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Prioritizing both the conceptual and the aesthetical, Rossina Bossio brings together traditional and new media aiming to close the gap between the two through a representational approach. Searching for a connection between static and moving images, Bossio’s painted characters and spaces come to life through sound and movement on the screen. Her multidisciplinary practice is rooted in subversive ideas of femininity and in Latin-American culture. Her portraits are complex, ambiguous, and reflect an endless quest around the paradoxes of the human condition.

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Trio of murals in Milan by El Mac

Los Angeles based artist, El Mac had an amazing year of gorgeous murals popping up around the globe with his signature style of portraiture and technique.

Among them all, he shared on his IG, three murals completed at Prada’s headquarters in Milan for a women’s fashion show titled “The Heart of the Multitude”.

His trio of murals titled  “Sueños y Polvo de Estrellas” (Dreams and Stardust) was guided by themes of beauty, femininity and power. He also states in his post:

“One of my biggest inspirations for this was the work of Alphonse Mucha, who mastered the rendering of women and beauty like no other”

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