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Los Angeles, CA (May 2018) – Mixografia is pleased to announce L.A. Prints, an exhibition of artworks by Juliao Sarmento. L.A. Prints features Sarmento’s collaborations with Mixografia, along with the Los Angeles debut of his video installation O Fim do Mundo. The artist reception

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Sarmento’s first series of Mixografia prints contain compositions of images and text in the foreground set in contrast against stark white surfaces, textured to resemble the familiar stucco walls of his native Portugal. The images within the picture plane range from architectural layouts, a woman’s blouse, and flasks filled with liquid, flanked by short phrases. In these arrangements, Sarmento …

Sarmento’s first series of Mixografia prints contain compositions of images and text in the foreground set in contrast against stark white surfaces, textured to resemble the familiar stucco walls of his native Portugal. The images within the picture plane range from architectural layouts, a woman’s blouse, and flasks filled with liquid, flanked by short phrases. In these arrangements, Sarmento makes use of re-appropriated quotations selected from The Infinite Conversation by Maurice Blanchot. By evoking Blanchot’s historical musings, he engages in a continuing dialogue between the past and …