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Every angel is terrifyingBy Elena Blanco

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US$ 1,500



Watercolor Paint, Watercolour, ink and pencil on paper

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Dimensions: 50.8cm (H) x 35.6cm (W) / 20" (H) x 14" (W)

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


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Artist Statement

This original piece has been created on 300 gsm Fabriano watercolour paper. It is inspired by Gustave Moreau's "Diogenes devoured by his horses" and Rilke's Second elegy, and the idea that "beauty is nothing but the onset of terror we're still able to bear"


Artist Profile

Born: 1965
Hometown: Barcelona
Based in: London

Elena Blanco is a Spanish artist and illustrator based in London since 2000. She started her creative practice as an architect working in different offices in Barcelona and the UK. After a long career break looking after her young children she started painting and illustrating in 2007 and since 2014 …


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