Sandwiched Classic Profile

2.100

2018. Plaster, acrylic.

Hallucinatory, decadently colourful, and utterly compelling, Ivana de Vivanco’s characteristically whimsical canvases depict a host of unseemly players in order to reflect the absurdities (and artificialities) of the human-made world. De Vivanco makes countless references to art history: the black despair of Goya, the frightening contortions of Bacon, religious iconography, Renaissance drama, ancient myth.

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