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The Gracious Chief

2020

Dated Titled

Size

43 x 28 cm
16.93 x 11 in

Year

2020

Medium

Drawings & Works on Paper

Reference

81be7d67

White pen and pencil on black paper.

1973 Bologna, Italy

Federico Solmi (1973 Bologna) lives and works in New York. His art is a reference to the allegorical, theatrical and highly artificial battle paintings from the 14th century by Paolo Uccello. His artistic motifs and themes reach back to the time of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus and the resulting consequences for indigenous peoples to today's political conditions in the USA. His exuberant compositions and colorfulness are a striking feature of his animated films. In contrast, there are highly sensitive drawings in white ink on a black background.


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Address

Frankfurt am Main, Braubachstrasse 9

The gallery opened in Darmstadt in 1995 and moved to Frankfurt in 1998. There it operated an additional video room, where for 17 years the promotion of video art was the main focus, parallel to the gallery exhibitions. In 2015, the gallery moved its exhibition space to the city center to give it greater visibility. Furthermore, the gallery follows the deve...

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Kuppel

2009

150 x 150 cm

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