Pink mothBy Federico Cortese
Oil Paint, pins and oil on thick paper mounted on a wood panel
Dimensions: 20cm (H) x 40cm (W) x 1.5cm (D) / 7.9" (H) x 15.7" (W) x 0.6" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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An original piece from the series “Please do not kill butterflies”:
Please, all these dead animals. Of course, not every one of us can or want to become vegetarian. Sure, in some cases, maybe, the medical experimentation needs them to get results. But we really have to kill them for our frivolous activities? Is it necessary to have so many pink pigs die in front of a camera? Do we really need to dissect sharks in formaldehyde, to starve stray dogs tied to a chain in the corner of a gallery, or to make innocent ants go crazy in twisted tubes of plexiglas? To make these paintings, no butterfly was killed.
Based in: Turin
I was born in 1971 in Turin, Italy, where I live and work as an artist. Since I can remember I have always drawn. My preferred techniques are classic oil on canvas paintings, and pencil drawings.
I’m like a mouse in its box. A little mouse safe in its shelter, that …
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