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Conversation Piece II - 9, 2017

From the series Conversation Piece

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Galeria Fonseca Macedo, Ponta Delgada São Miguel - Açores


42 x 29.7 cm
16.54 x 12 in






Drawings & Works on Paper


  • About the work

Linseed oil, inkjet print, correction fluid, markers and adhesive tape on paper.
“Conversation Piece III”, 2018, is a drawing composition of 28 sheets of paper, A4, displayed juxtaposed on the wall, and without frame. This work is part of the most recent project “Conversation Piece”, in which, using different technics and materials, Maria José Cavaco evoques the History of Painting and, at the same time, represents "her territory", offering
these drawings/objects to the viewer´s fruition. Besides the colours and the lines, the viewer can also be surprised by literary phrases as footers in some works. The title “Conversation Piece“ refers to the group portraits, popular in the XVIII century, where figures are represented interacting in informal situations, frequently in gardens.

About the Artists

1967 , Portugal

Ponta Delgada,1967

Degree in Fine Arts/Painting from F.B.A.U.L. - College of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon (1990).

Lives and works in Ponta Delgada.

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About the Gallery


Ponta Delgada São Miguel - Açores, Rua Dr. Guilherme Poças Falcão, 21

The Fonseca Macedo - Contemporary Art was born in 2000 and its aim is to promote contemporary art, showing emerging and established artists both from Portugal and from other countries. The gallery shows six exhibitions per year and organized conferences with artists and art critics. It also publishes catalogs and art books. The gallery participates in inter...

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