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Celso Castro, Ragazzo for Boys, Boys, Pride

Celso Castro Ragazzo for Boys, Boys, Pride, 2018

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The artwork is available for pickup from the gallery in Bay Harbor Islands, FL, United States


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Informations about this artwork
  • Medium

    Painting : watercolour, pencil, ink, paper

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    9.75 x 40.5 inch

  • Support

    Painting on Fine art paper

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Offered by the gallery

    Professional art gallery
    Bay Harbor Islands - United States

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    Ragazzo for Boys, Boys, Pride
    Watercolor, pencil and black ink on archival paper by Celso Castro-Daza
    One of a kind
    Individual size: 9.75 in. H x 13.5
    Overall size: 9.75 H x 40.50 W.
    Unframed
    Drawing on paper is his basic work tool, some are sketches of his surviving works, others are sketches of moments he documents.
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    Undefined by medium, Celso Castro’s works each carry the presence of the artist’s hand through the transparency of their process. Castro’s oeuvre is strongly divided between his photomontage assemblies and watercolor paintings: the prior is marked by the labor-intensive deconstruction of portrait photographs and the latter, by the seemingly frenzied recreation of a past encounter rendered in the drips and scribbles of paint and ink. Both discriminating in what they reveal of the subject, his photomontage and watercolor portraits exude raw sexuality through the combination of Castro’s mark-making and gaze. Celso Castro’s work is a bare-bulb erotic photo foray into the underbelly of Colombia’s drug world. Castro’s labor-intensive, photo-collage works of drug kingpins, smugglers, hitmen, countrymen, street vendors, soldiers, paramilitaries, kidnappers, and pimps pose showing with pride their erect penises to the voyeuristic viewer. They look back at us with a shameless stare. They play the game that moves between vanity and seduction.

    Celso Castro was born in Valledupar, Colombia. He has a BFA from the Pratt Institute and has exhibited extensively in Latin America and the U.S.
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Celso Castro

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Celso Castro-Daza was born in Valledupar, Colombia. He has a BFA from Pratt Institute, 1981and has exhibited extensively in Latin America and the U.S.

Celso Castro’s work is a bare-bulb erotic photo foray into the underbelly of Colombia’s drug world. Castro’s labour-intensive, photo-collage works of drug kingpins, smugglers, hit men, countrymen, street vendors, soldiers, paramilitaries, kidnappers, and pimps pose showing with pride their erect penises to the voyeuristic viewer. They look back at us with a shameless stare. They play the game that moves between vanity and seduction.
Read more


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