Erró

Erró

Iceland • Born in: 1932

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Erró is an Icelandic artist born in 1932.

He studied painting at the Fine Arts School in Reykjavik and Oslo from 1949 to 1952, then mosaic at the Fine Arts School in Florence in 1955. In these schools, he initially specialized in the technique of paper cuts before focusing on mosaic. He moved to Paris in 1958 and met artists who were part of the Surrealist movement.

In the world of comics, Erró brought together cartoon characters and historical despots. He constantly gleans visuals in newspapers, advertising, or illustration, in order to make up his collages these include cultural samples from all the countries he visited. In this manner, comics and Chinese propaganda can and are on the same level.

He is able to create a visual impact, mixing both the temporal aspect and boundaries. Seeing a Walt Disney hero next to a dictator isn't surprising. He is committed through his works and tackles politics at full throttle. In order to denounce and criticize the events, he plays around with humor and derision. Totalitarian regimes, consumerism, and the Iraq war are his main weapons in the artistic struggle.

Before, he was used to working in cycles, his collages move from one universe to the other, creating large gaps, going from a series of eroticism to a second one, pertaining to space conquest. In his work  "Méca-Make-Up", Erró extracts faces of models from the press and then assembles them with mechanical materials that belong to cars or cameras.

His works are present in museums throughout the world and are used as references for narrative figuration and collages.

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Sans titre, Erró

Sans titre

Erró

Painting - 170 x 122 x 4 cm

$35,516

Femme au chapeau, Erró

Femme au chapeau

Erró

Print - 89 x 45 x 1 cm

$1,554

Cube, Erró

Cube

Erró

Sculpture - 25 x 25 x 25 cm

$4,439

Sans titre, Erró

Sans titre

Erró

Fine Art Drawings - 46 x 33 cm

$5,882

By the way Marilyn, Erró

By the way Marilyn

Erró

Painting - 80 x 100 cm

$24,417

Sans titre, Erró

Sans titre

Erró

Painting - 100 x 75 x 3 cm

$21,087

Paris, Erró

Paris

Erró

Print - 55 x 78 x 1 cm

$1,554

Contrepoint - Franz Lizst, Erró

Contrepoint - Franz Lizst

Erró

Painting - 162 x 97 x 3 cm

$51,054

De la série ”A travers…3”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…3”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

Hommage à Picasso et à Fernand Léger (noir et blanc), Erró

Hommage à Picasso et à Fernand Léger (noir et blanc)

Erró

Print - 57 x 81 x 1 cm

$999

De la série ”A travers…4”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…4”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

La femme fatale II, Erró

La femme fatale II

Erró

Print - 117 x 75 cm

$943

Orson Welles, Erró

Orson Welles

Erró

Print - 60 x 81 cm

$988

De la série ”A travers…20", Erró

De la série ”A travers…20"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

Brother, Erró

Brother

Erró

Painting - 45 x 65 x 2 cm

$3,885

Super Woman, Erró

Super Woman

Erró

Print - 100 x 55 cm

$1,054

De la série "A travers…24", Erró

De la série "A travers…24"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série "A travers…22", Erró

De la série "A travers…22"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série "A travers…23", Erró

De la série "A travers…23"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

La femme fatale III, Erró

La femme fatale III

Erró

Print - 117 x 75 cm

$943

De la série ”A travers…13", Erró

De la série ”A travers…13"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…19", Erró

De la série ”A travers…19"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…18", Erró

De la série ”A travers…18"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…15", Erró

De la série ”A travers…15"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

Hommage à Picasso, Erró

Hommage à Picasso

Erró

Print - 52 x 56 cm

$1,554

De la série ”A travers…5”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…5”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…2”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…2”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

Hollywood, Erró

Hollywood

Erró

Print - 66 x 86 cm

$1,998

Manifestation, Erró

Manifestation

Erró

Print - 80 x 60 x 0.2 cm

$943

Balloons, Erró

Balloons

Erró

Print - 100 x 70 x 0.2 cm

$1,099

“Chairman Mao’s Long Journey” Brooklyn Bridge New York., Erró

“Chairman Mao’s Long Journey” Brooklyn Bridge New York.

Erró

Painting - 95 x 103 x 2 cm

$8,324

A moi, Erró

A moi

Erró

Print - 80 x 52 x 1 cm

$1,554

Le mariage, Erró

Le mariage

Erró

Print - 92 x 50 cm

$777

Silver sabler, Erró

Silver sabler

Erró

Print - 78 x 57 cm

$721

Picasso Boat, Erró

Picasso Boat

Erró

Print - 76.5 x 119 cm

$777

Amazone (noir et blanc), Erró

Amazone (noir et blanc)

Erró

Print - 81 x 57 x 1 cm

$999

Le Cirque (noir et blanc), Erró

Le Cirque (noir et blanc)

Erró

Print - 55 x 87 x 1 cm

$999

La femme fatale (à moi), Erró

La femme fatale (à moi)

Erró

Print - 71 x 52 cm

$555

De la série ”A travers…16", Erró

De la série ”A travers…16"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…17", Erró

De la série ”A travers…17"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…14", Erró

De la série ”A travers…14"

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…11”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…11”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…10”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…10”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…9”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…9”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

De la série ”A travers…8”, Erró

De la série ”A travers…8”

Erró

Print - 31 x 23 cm

$277

Le cirque, Erró

Le cirque

Erró

Print - 55 x 87 cm

$1,554

The gun, Erró

The gun

Erró

Painting - 162 x 97 cm

$83,240

Chairman Mao’s Long Journey, Breakfast in Oslo, Erró

Chairman Mao’s Long Journey, Breakfast in Oslo

Erró

Painting - 104 x 83 x 2 cm

$8,324

Le Cirque, Erró

Le Cirque

Erró

Print - 55 x 87 x 1 cm

$1,554

Avoir un moyen, Erró

Avoir un moyen

Erró

Print - 68 x 49 cm

$555

Behind, Erró

Behind

Erró

Painting - 75 x 54.5 cm

$2,719

“Chairman Mao’s Long Journey” Milano., Erró

“Chairman Mao’s Long Journey” Milano.

Erró

Painting - 99 x 102 x 2 cm

$8,324

Femme au toucan, Erró

Femme au toucan

Erró

Painting - 84 x 78 cm

$2,719

Wonderwoman, Erró

Wonderwoman

Erró

Print - 78 x 56 cm

$721

Hommage à Picasso et à Fernand Léger, Erró

Hommage à Picasso et à Fernand Léger

Erró

Print - 56 x 81 x 1 cm

$1,554

Boy Toy, Erró

Boy Toy

Erró

Print - 84 x 62 x 2 cm

$1,776

Wonder Woman, Erró

Wonder Woman

Erró

Print - 76 x 56 cm

$1,554

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Who is the artist?

Erró is an Icelandic artist born in 1932.

He studied painting at the Fine Arts School in Reykjavik and Oslo from 1949 to 1952, then mosaic at the Fine Arts School in Florence in 1955. In these schools, he initially specialized in the technique of paper cuts before focusing on mosaic. He moved to Paris in 1958 and met artists who were part of the Surrealist movement.

In the world of comics, Erró brought together cartoon characters and historical despots. He constantly gleans visuals in newspapers, advertising, or illustration, in order to make up his collages these include cultural samples from all the countries he visited. In this manner, comics and Chinese propaganda can and are on the same level.

He is able to create a visual impact, mixing both the temporal aspect and boundaries. Seeing a Walt Disney hero next to a dictator isn't surprising. He is committed through his works and tackles politics at full throttle. In order to denounce and criticize the events, he plays around with humor and derision. Totalitarian regimes, consumerism, and the Iraq war are his main weapons in the artistic struggle.

Before, he was used to working in cycles, his collages move from one universe to the other, creating large gaps, going from a series of eroticism to a second one, pertaining to space conquest. In his work  "Méca-Make-Up", Erró extracts faces of models from the press and then assembles them with mechanical materials that belong to cars or cameras.

His works are present in museums throughout the world and are used as references for narrative figuration and collages.

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What is Erró’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Narrative Figuration, Famous Illustrators

When was Erró born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1932