Carlos Rosales-Silva, ‘Biblioteca’, 2020, Painting, Sand in acrylic paint on panel, Ruiz-Healy Art
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Biblioteca, 2020

Sand in acrylic paint on panel
16 × 12 × 1 in
40.6 × 30.5 × 2.5 cm
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$2,000
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San Antonio, New York City
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Ruiz-Healy Art
San Antonio, New York City

Barbara Calderón writes for ArtNet News that "like many of his pieces, Rosales-Silva’s …

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Carlos Rosales-Silva
Carlos Rosales-Silva
Mexican-American, b. 1982
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As a Mexican and Native American artist living in the United States, Carlos Silva-Rosales works to find a balance between his rich cultural past and the simultaneous freedom and oppression of contemporary capitalist society. Silva-Rosales works in a variety of media, including sculpture, painting, and digital prints, and he uses found objects to create assemblages and installations that reference what he calls “aesthetics of circumstance.” His work calls attention to the creative ways in which people make the most of available resources, such as hand painting murals instead of using expensive digital printing, and using stucco and bright colors on buildings to conceal inexpensive craftsmanship. According to the artist, his composite style “looks and feels like it was made in another, more soulful dimension, a dimension where style rules over substance (and is always half price).”

Carlos Rosales-Silva, ‘Biblioteca’, 2020, Painting, Sand in acrylic paint on panel, Ruiz-Healy Art
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Barbara Calderón writes for ArtNet News that "like many of his pieces, Rosales-Silva’s "Biblioteca" (2020) uses a mixture of paint and sand to create a textured surface like stucco, a popular material in the southwest U.S. for coating building exteriors. The overwhelmingly saturated colors create …

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Carlos Rosales-Silva
Carlos Rosales-Silva
Mexican-American, b. 1982
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As a Mexican and Native American artist living in the United States, Carlos Silva-Rosales works to find a balance between his rich cultural past and the simultaneous freedom and oppression of contemporary capitalist society. Silva-Rosales works in a variety of media, including sculpture, painting, and digital prints, and he uses found objects to create assemblages and installations that reference what he calls “aesthetics of circumstance.” His work calls attention to the creative ways in which people make the most of available resources, such as hand painting murals instead of using expensive digital printing, and using stucco and bright colors on buildings to conceal inexpensive craftsmanship. According to the artist, his composite style “looks and feels like it was made in another, more soulful dimension, a dimension where style rules over substance (and is always half price).”

Biblioteca, 2020

Sand in acrylic paint on panel
16 × 12 × 1 in
40.6 × 30.5 × 2.5 cm
.
$2,000
Ships from New York City, NY, US
Shipping: $50 domestic, $100 rest of world
Location
San Antonio, New York City
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