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A mountain that rises above the sea / Una montaña que nace sobre el mar

2021

Single piece Dated Titled

From the series Absence inhabited

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Size

125 x 125 cm
49.21 x 49 in

Reference

fb6247ab

Year

2021

Medium

Multiples , Photography

Mixed and photography on canvas

1986 Bayamo, Cuba

The landscapes that Leo de la O recreates start from the document and materialize in a sphere of relative unreality. It is the realm of memory, of nostalgia, which have so much to do with reverie.

On a photograph, the artist superimposes layers of a relative abstract vocation, which are the ones that ultimately round off the atmosphere. The metaphor is beautiful: this is how our memories somehow operate, nuanced by the mist of time.

Leo de la O proposes a very intimate journey, from shared references. His works are ultimately an invitation: the viewer will be able to accommodate their own vision of the context, their notions of history... based on certain guidelines provided by the artist.

In the end, history is not an exact science: it is a malleable construction.


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Address

Zurich, Rämistrasse 33

ArteMorfosis is a gallery and virtual platform for Cuban art in Zurich. Founded in April 2015, ArteMorfosis initially focused on presenting well-established Cuban artists. Since 2017 we expanded our approach and included emerging and mid-career artists as well as displaying group exhibitions curated by experienced Cuban curators. Since 2019 we have been push...

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