Hybrid print combining digital and silkscreen printing techniques with high gloss UV varnish on somerset satin 330 gsm paper
Edition of 45
30.6 x 38 cm
Signed and numbered by the artist on a certificate of authenticity
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About the artwork
This exclusive pre-order edition has been commissioned by Studio Voltaire as part of their Frieze Cork Street 2021 presentation. The edition derives from the artist’s 2018 painting of the same name. Calero’s distinct visual language draws upon visual clichés and imported ideas that we might associate with Latin America, She uses stereotypically ‘tropical’ imagery such as exotic fruit and salsa dresses, inviting the audience to reconsider notions of creation, privilege and cultural appropriation.
About the artist
Sol Calero (b. 1982, Caracas, Venezuela) lives and works in Berlin. Calero’s practice stems from her South American heritage and migration to Europe. Calero is known for her vibrant paintings, murals and installations. Calero constructs social spaces that use sensory engagement as a democratic entry point for audiences to investigate socio-political themes of cultural representation and national identity. Recent solo exhibitions include: La carta, por favor, Crèvecoeur, Paris (2021), La Ventana, Public Commission for Deutsche Bahn, curated by Ruth Ur andorganized with Villeroy & Boch, as part of Ausgang Friedrichstraße, Bahnhof Friedrichstraße, Berlin (2021), El barco de barro (The Clay Ship), curated by Jannie Haagemann, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen (2020), Se empeñaban en tapar las grietas, pero las paredes seguían sudando, curated by Eric Mangion, Villa Arson, Nice (2020), Pasaje del olvido, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich (2019), ISLA, curated by Carla Donauer, Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerpen (2019), El Autobus, Tate Liverpool (2019), Tente en el aire, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lissabon (2018), Sensory Spaces 15, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2018), Milagritos y Frutas, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris (2018), La puerta, ACCA Melbourne, Melbourne (2018), Interiores, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund (2017), Solo Pintura, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London (2016), Casa de Cambio, Art Basel Statements, Basel (2016), Desde el Jardín, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow (2016), La Escuela del Sur, Studio Voltaire, London (2015), Cyber Café, Frieze, London (2014), Bienvenidos A Nuevo Estilo, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London (2014).
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