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Curated by Nancy Betts, the second solo show by Marcelo Tinoco at Zipper Galeria searches for beautiful and eternal in the history of art. Inspired by the great masters of painting and the landscape work of Roberto Burle Marx, the artist opens the exhibition on February 29.

Press Release

Museum of Novelties, the new series of artworks by Marcelo Tinoco, is an almost-everything. The formal transparency of photography is contradicted by the pictorial component that underlies the power and splendour of the images. The “almost” defines the blurring of borders between photography, painting and drawing, exponentiating and impelling figurative plasticity to an alternative reality that …

Museum of Novelties, the new series of artworks by Marcelo Tinoco, is an almost-everything. The formal transparency of photography is contradicted by the pictorial component that underlies the power and splendour of the images. The “almost” defines the blurring of borders between photography, painting and drawing, exponentiating and impelling figurative plasticity to an alternative reality that is not only imagistic, but also relative to procedures and concepts.

The artist has always started the creative process from his extensive image bank of documentary photographs collected especially on …