Efren Isaza

Efren Isaza

Colombia

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Efren Isaza, one of Colombia’s most influential fashion photographers, initially studied fashion design. He united his interest in fashion with one of his earliest passions: photography. Graceful female figures lounge in fashionable poses. Paper costumes that seem borrowed from Oskar Schlemmer’s triadic ballet make the ballerinas look like marionettes. Their dislocation recalls the puppets Hans Bellmer featured in his surreal photographic experiments. Frida Kahlo’s face with her dark, furrowed eyebrows, peers at the viewer out of different scenes; her hair is knotted artfully on her head. The allusions evoked in the imaginative creations of Colombian Fashion photographer Isaza are diverse: he cites and alienates an arsenal of styles before melding them into new compositions OF ONE OF A KIND LIMITED EDITION ARTWORK. It might be a certain scene, a poem, a petal of a flower, or the idea of a person that inspires a new work. His passion for breaking the boundaries of traditional fashion photography is palpable in each of Isaza’s unique works. He is less concerned with fashion than the image, the play of contrasts and the magic and the emotions sometimes saturnine, sometimes buoyant, sometimes surreal, and yet always beguiling that the image transports.
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Single Twin Reclined Framed archival pigment photograph printed onto canvas, intervened with paint, pastel, ink and intentionally scratched by the artist, Efren Isaza

Single Twin Reclined Framed archival pigment photograph printed onto canvas, intervened with paint, pastel, ink and intentionally scratched by the artist

Efren Isaza

Painting - 40.5 x 29 x 1 inch

$5,000

"Indira with Red Hair" mounted on aluminum/plexiglass, Efren Isaza

"Indira with Red Hair" mounted on aluminum/plexiglass

Efren Isaza

Photography - 58.5 x 46 x 2 inch

$6,000

Haute Color Yellow Dress, Efren Isaza

Haute Color Yellow Dress

Efren Isaza

Painting - 23.75 x 38 x 0.1 inch

$9,000

With Yves Coat I Archival pigment  on canvas intervened by the artist, Efren Isaza

With Yves Coat I Archival pigment on canvas intervened by the artist

Efren Isaza

Painting - 68 x 50 x 2 inch

$15,000

With Yves Coat I and Yves Coat II, Diptych,archival pigment print on canvas, intervened with paint, ink and intentionally scratched by the artist, Efren Isaza

With Yves Coat I and Yves Coat II, Diptych,archival pigment print on canvas, intervened with paint, ink and intentionally scratched by the artist

Efren Isaza

Painting - 73 x 108 x 2 inch

$25,000

"Seated Ballet", Archival pigment print mixed media  mounted on aluminum, Efren Isaza

"Seated Ballet", Archival pigment print mixed media mounted on aluminum

Efren Isaza

Painting - 65 x 48 x 1 inch

$13,000

Color Origami Spiral I and II One of a Kind Framed and mounted on an aluminum, Efren Isaza

Color Origami Spiral I and II One of a Kind Framed and mounted on an aluminum

Efren Isaza

Painting - 43 x 58 x 0.1 inch

$9,000

Black Girl in Origami Dress with Rooster, Framed archival pigment print on aluminum with paint and ink, Efren Isaza

Black Girl in Origami Dress with Rooster, Framed archival pigment print on aluminum with paint and ink

Efren Isaza

Painting - 29 x 50 x 1 inch

$7,500

"Standing Ballet", Archival pigment print mounted on aluminum intervened, Efren Isaza

"Standing Ballet", Archival pigment print mounted on aluminum intervened

Efren Isaza

Painting - 65 x 48 x 1 inch

$13,000

Teresa with Black Origami Skirt, Efren Isaza

Teresa with Black Origami Skirt

Efren Isaza

Painting - 28 x 18 x 2 inch

$4,000

Color Origami Spiral I, Efren Isaza

Color Origami Spiral I

Efren Isaza

Painting - 43 x 28 x 1 inch

$6,000

Color Origami Spiral II, Efren Isaza

Color Origami Spiral II

Efren Isaza

Painting - 43 x 27 x 0.1 inch

$6,000

Seated Ballet and Standing Ballet, Diptych Mixed Media mounted on aluminum, Efren Isaza

Seated Ballet and Standing Ballet, Diptych Mixed Media mounted on aluminum

Efren Isaza

Photography - 65 x 96 x 1 inch

$26,000

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Efren Isaza, one of Colombia’s most influential fashion photographers, initially studied fashion design. He united his interest in fashion with one of his earliest passions: photography. Graceful female figures lounge in fashionable poses. Paper costumes that seem borrowed from Oskar Schlemmer’s triadic ballet make the ballerinas look like marionettes.Their dislocation recalls the puppets Hans Bellmer featured in his surreal photographic experiments. Frida Kahlo’s face with her dark, furrowed eyebrows, peers at the viewer out of different scenes; her hair is knotted artfully on her head.The allusions evoked in the imaginative creations of Colombian Fashion photographer Isaza are diverse: he cites and alienates an arsenal of styles before melding them into new compositions OF ONE OF A KIND LIMITED EDITION ARTWORK. It might be a certain scene, a poem, a petal of a flower, or the idea of a person that inspires a new work. His passion for breaking the boundaries of traditional fashion photography is palpable in each of Isaza’s unique works. He is less concerned with fashion than the image, the play of contrasts and the magic and the emotions sometimes saturnine, sometimes buoyant, sometimes surreal, and yet always beguiling that the image transports.