Kunsthaus Bregenz: Adrián Villar Rojas – Rachel Rose

Adrián Villar Rojas – The Theater of Disappearance - 2017

Adrián Villar Rojas – The Theater of Disappearance - 2017Adrián Villar Rojas is employing one of his work’s central motifs for the limited edition »The Theater of Disappearance«. Solid marble panels, adorned by filigree fossils, provide evidence of past life and the history of the Earth. The seashells and snail shells symbolize death and mortality, and yet remain nevertheless physical traces in stone, permanent witnesses to a distant time.

Medium: Brown Merzouga marble (age of the marble block: 360 M years),
Size: 80 x 80 x 7 cm,
Weight: approx. 60 kg,
Limited edition of 20 + 5 A.P.,
Signed and numbered,
Price: € 9.500

Rachel Rose - Ten Pieces - 2017

Rachel Rose - Ten Pieces - 2017For her KUB edition, Rachel Rose has created a powerful image filled with deep symbolism. Its basic form reproduces the anatomy of the human heart. Outlined in black lines resembling the leading of a stained glass window, the figure glows in intense blues and reds. It is topped by a devil‘s head in light-red, its horns reminiscent of the heart‘s arteries. This motif is quoted from an early-thirteenth-century glass fragment of French origin, which is housed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Rachel Rose alters her source images with swirls of color, blurring and blending as in a watercolor. The human being appears cast out between monsters, abandoned in the wide worlds of heaven, hell and ancient rock.

Medium: Art print with pigment ink on Hahnemühle FineArt William Turner 200 g/m²,
Size: 80 x 60 cm,
Edition of 25 + 10 A.P.,
Signed and numbered,
Price: € 1.400 

These limited editions are available at Kunsthaus Bregenz

 

 

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