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The Fresh Scent Of Violas #01By Doménico CV Talarico

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US$ 4,900


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2022

Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 80cm (H) x 80cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 31.5" (H) x 31.5" (W) x 0.8" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Here you can see a portrait of a young woman in close-up. The colors are clear and merge, creating a connection between the surfaces.

The series "The Fresh Scent Of Violas" takes the viewer on a journey into their own memories and is inspired by my fondness for violets in any form.

The Parma Violet beguiles with her scent and at the same time triggers a nostalgic longing.

The artificial violet scent was discovered at the turn of the century around 1900. At that time, people were sure that among the compounds of synthetic fragrances already discovered, there must be at least one more. It was assumed that it would correspond to the scent of violet. So, out of hope, the decision was made to find the "alpha-isomethyl ion" and they were successful! Subsequently, the scent of violets was indispensable in the 1920s and 1930s and shaped the beautiful life of that time.

 


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Born: 1989
Hometown: Gießen
Based in: Berlin

Aesthetics and pragmatism are in constant tension with each other. Something that exists for aesthetic reasons is often not given the same respect in society as something that exists for practical or conceptual reasons. It seems that no overlap exists or is even allowed between these fundamentally different ways of …

 

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