"My main interest as an artist is working on various social issues. I work on African cultural identities, search for peace between humans, and also human physical communication in the era of new technologies. In short, I work for a better world".
American artist Grant DeVoloson Wood, usually known as Grant Wood, is best known for his work depicting images of the American Midwest. The painting that made him famous is his depiction of an Iowan famer and his stern-looking daughter, standing rigid in front of the gothic window of their white, wooden home.
Venezuelan businessman Juan Carlos Maldonado collects modern Western abstract geometric art. In 2016 he bought the biggest collection of indigenous Ye’kwana art in the world. It spoke the language of straight lines and angles he loves. In the current show at his exhibition space in Miami both collections meet. It’s a dialogue between two completely different modern cosmologies
"The magnificence of aesthetics seems related to the anonymity of the design. Our office is located in Rotterdam by the harbor. I hardly see the fingerprints of personal design intentions in my view; instead I see beautiful harbor landscapes. My intention in design is to create something that appears as if it already existed there before our personal design intervention."
A conversation explores how Arius’ cutting-edge art technology has broad implications in the art world; from aiding provenance and art authentication to the introduction of a new fine art print process that merges analog and digital processes.
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