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Laurina Paperina, Spamming Superheroes

Laurina Paperina Spamming Superheroes, 2016

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Informations about this artwork
  • Medium

    Drawing : marker, Posca

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    27.6 x 19.7 inch

  • Support

    Drawing on paper

  • Framing

    White wood frame with glass

  • Artwork dimensions including frame

    29.1 x 21.3 inch

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Artwork sold with an invoice from the gallery

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Offered by the gallery

    Mazel Galerie
    Brussels - Belgium

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Artwork signed, titled and dated at the back.
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Themes: Pop Art
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cartoons

superheroes

fictional character

Laurina Paperina

Italy Born in: 1980
Translation in progress

Working predominantly with the imaginary of contemporary heroes, Laurina Paperina pokes fun at art and life in her morbidly humorous paintings, drawings, installations and animations.
She describes herself as “a duck with a human head and vice versa...” who, “doesn’t want to make serious art”. Instead She ridicules the self-importance endemic to the artistic enterprise, as well as politics, religion, and pop culture, through her cartoonish caricatures.
In her multi-part project titled, How to Kill the Artists (begun 2007), Paperina pays twisted homage to modern and contemporary art stars like Picasso, Marina Abramovic and Takashi Murakami by killing them with their own work. Murakami, for example, is eaten alive by one of his maniacally grinning flowers while Abramovic performs herself to death.
The motivation of her relentless abuse is a wild sense of humor, a commentary on contemporary forms of media, and a successful attempt to make light of the all too often serious pretensions of today's art world. Despite their often gruesome acts, her child-like characters are disarming and full of wit.
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