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Alice Quaresma

Mental Object 10, 2018

Gouache, acrylic paint, and sticker over photographic print
26 × 40 in
66 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$2,700
location
Los Angeles
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Tappan
Los Angeles
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The series, Mental Object, takes inspiration from one of the artist's favorite books, On …

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The series, Mental Object, takes inspiration from one of the artist's favorite books, On Photography by Susan Sontag. The book refers to photographs as “mental objects”, leading to the discussion of portraying truth and reality with the camera. Quaresma takes Sontag's critique as permission to abandon the …

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Alice Quaresma
Brazilian, b. 1985
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Alice Quaresma’s practice combines photography and painting to explore a sense of place, cultural …

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Alice Quaresma’s practice combines photography and painting to explore a sense of place, cultural experience, and the malleability of memory. In the recent series “Roots,” Quaresma photographed areas of personal significance in Rio de Janeiro, and then painted geometric shapes and freeform lines overtop the images. …

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Tappan
Los Angeles
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The series, Mental Object, takes inspiration from one of the artist's favorite books, On …

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The series, Mental Object, takes inspiration from one of the artist's favorite books, On Photography by Susan Sontag. The book refers to photographs as “mental objects”, leading to the discussion of portraying truth and reality with the camera. Quaresma takes Sontag's critique as permission to abandon the …

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Signature
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Alice Quaresma
Brazilian, b. 1985
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Alice Quaresma’s practice combines photography and painting to explore a sense of place, cultural …

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Alice Quaresma’s practice combines photography and painting to explore a sense of place, cultural experience, and the malleability of memory. In the recent series “Roots,” Quaresma photographed areas of personal significance in Rio de Janeiro, and then painted geometric shapes and freeform lines overtop the images. …

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Alice Quaresma

Mental Object 10, 2018

Gouache, acrylic paint, and sticker over photographic print
26 × 40 in
66 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
$2,700
location
Los Angeles
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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