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Carlos Alarcón

Paradox Series No. 71, 2018

Graphite on paper
3 9/10 × 3 9/10 in
10 × 10 cm
This is a unique work.
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Miami, Bogota
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About the work
Beatriz Esguerra Art
Miami, Bogota
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This work is sold framed and measures 38.5 x 38.5 cm. in total. All images in this series are …

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This work is sold framed and measures 38.5 x 38.5 cm. in total. All images in this series are framed exactly alike. View attached image.

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Condition
Perfect condition.
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Hand-signed by artist
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Series
Paradox Series
Carlos Alarcón
Colombian , b. 1979
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In his unflinching paintings and drawings, Carlos Alarcón focuses on the face and figure, through which he conveys expressions of anxiety and pain, and the effects on humans of war and politics. He is equally attuned to the bellicose political environment of his native Colombia and the conflicting and variable emotions that compose our psychological landscape. Working in series, he renders his figures in black, white, and shades of gray, and, in his compositions focused on war and rebellion, passages of crimson. In a recent series, titled “Up Against Nothing” (2013), for example, Alarcón presents large-scale, intimate portraits of men and women, their faces wrought with worry and unhappiness. Other series feature images of men dressed as toy soldiers, looking not menacing and strong but confused, slump-shouldered, and absurd.

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About the work
Beatriz Esguerra Art
Miami, Bogota
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This work is sold framed and measures 38.5 x 38.5 cm. in total. All images in this series are …

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This work is sold framed and measures 38.5 x 38.5 cm. in total. All images in this series are framed exactly alike. View attached image.

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Condition
Perfect condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
Paradox Series
Carlos Alarcón
Colombian , b. 1979
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In his unflinching paintings and drawings, Carlos Alarcón focuses on the face and figure, through which he conveys expressions of anxiety and pain, and the effects on humans of war and politics. He is equally attuned to the bellicose political environment of his native Colombia and the conflicting and variable emotions that compose our psychological landscape. Working in series, he renders his figures in black, white, and shades of gray, and, in his compositions focused on war and rebellion, passages of crimson. In a recent series, titled “Up Against Nothing” (2013), for example, Alarcón presents large-scale, intimate portraits of men and women, their faces wrought with worry and unhappiness. Other series feature images of men dressed as toy soldiers, looking not menacing and strong but confused, slump-shouldered, and absurd.

Carlos Alarcón

Paradox Series No. 71, 2018

Graphite on paper
3 9/10 × 3 9/10 in
10 × 10 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Miami, Bogota
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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