Alex Cerveny

Brazilian, b. 1963

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Alex Cerveny

Brazilian, b. 1963

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In his drawings, etchings, and paintings, Alex Cerveny invents an imaginative visual language through which he transforms childhood memories and emotions into works “constructed in the form of a dream,” as he describes. In his works, Cerveny melds the purely fantastical with references to current events, pop culture, history, literature, and religion, which he compares to pages from a notebook or a diary. Like the Day We Met (2011), for example, features a male figure, dressed in a toga, approaching a circular brick tower out of which a female head emerges like smoke, a scene at once reminiscent of Biblical narrative and a universal expression of love and longing.

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In his drawings, etchings, and paintings, Alex Cerveny invents an imaginative visual language through which he transforms childhood memories and emotions into works “constructed in the form of a dream,” as he describes. In his works, Cerveny melds the purely fantastical with references to current events, pop culture, history, literature, and religion, which he compares to pages from a notebook or a diary. Like the Day We Met (2011), for example, features a male figure, dressed in a toga, approaching a circular brick tower out of which a female head emerges like smoke, a scene at once reminiscent of Biblical narrative and a universal expression of love and longing.

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Casa Triângulo, Launching Emerging Artists Since 1988
Mar 25th, 2014
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