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Thursday, 31 December 2015 09:17

Untitled (Gaza)

In this work i tried to avoid the human-like mannequins (like the ones Dali or Engonopoulos used before) and use the standard model everyone can buy in art stores. Despite the fact that its pose is humanlike I think it's a choice that adds to the symbolism of the artist.

Behind it there is the city of Gaza and heavy clouds that resemble the smoke that coming from the dropped bombs. The painting was inspired by the Israeli attack on the ships of Free Gaza the spring of 2010.

(There is another very similar painting associated with Gaza. You can see it here)

Additional Info

  • Medium: acrylics on canvas
  • Size: 50 x 60 cm
  • Date: 2010
  • Availability: Available

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