Feb 17 2010

Vitaly Pushnitsky at Arco

Fear not, globalization has detoured the aorta of Arco; a fair that has long been heralded as one of the most premier international art events, and unlike most fairs today, is clearly known for it’s trusted diction towards exhibiting cultural boundaries,В  true to where we (artists) call home. This coming together, which is held in Madrid, Spain, on the 17th – 21st of February,2010, is a commitment of over 200 galleries and 1000 artists, from around the world, all spotlighting the importance of cultural and personal identity, it’s preservation, through contemporary art, and it’s circulation.

17th – 21st
of February, 2010

81 Wooster Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10012

In such upholding light, Frants Gallery Space is excited to announce that represented St. Petersburg based artist, Vitaly Pushnitsky, has been selected to exhibit paintings from his “Meninas” series, in a show at Arco , titled ” Explosive Utopia” These works are conversely pointed re-assessments that pull together the iconic imagery of Velazquez’s “Las Meninas”. He reinstates them with melancholy and monochromatic painterly sag-ways of current dialogue; giving rapture to the timeless mystery of identity, and lack there of.

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