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SouvenirsDimension: 146 x 97 cm
Presenting “Souvenirs” by Nelson Gomes Teixeira, a captivating mixed media artwork available for acquisition at Artkofa online art gallery. Crafted by the talented artist from Cap Vert, now based in Paris, this piece is a masterful exploration of form, fragmentation, and classical reminiscence.
This artwork is created by Nelson Gomes Teixeira
“Souvenirs” is a unique composition consisting of two distinct paintings seamlessly merged into a harmonious whole. Teixeira employs a remarkable technique wherein one painting, cut into pieces, is artfully arranged and affixed onto the other. This innovative approach creates a pixelated effect, adding a contemporary and dynamic dimension to the classical inspiration.
The central subject of the artwork is a seated woman, her form reminiscent of classical portrayals of the female figure. The intentional display of one breast alludes to the historical representations of the nude in art while injecting a sense of sensuality and vulnerability. Teixeira’s treatment of the subject is both respectful of tradition and infused with his distinctive artistic voice.
The pixelation technique serves a dual purpose. On one hand, it introduces an element of abstraction, prompting viewers to engage with the work on a visual and conceptual level. On the other, it symbolizes the fragmentation of memory, alluded to in the title “Souvenirs.” The woman on the chair becomes a mosaic of recollections, challenging conventional perceptions of beauty and identity.
The juxtaposition of classical elements with modern abstraction is a hallmark of Teixeira’s artistic style. It invites viewers to question the boundaries between tradition and innovation, beauty and fragmentation. “Souvenirs” becomes a visual dialogue between the enduring legacy of classical art and the evolving language of contemporary expression.
146 x 97 cm
Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the Artist and Artkofa
Framed in natural wood
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
Hand-signed by artist
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