Material: Acrylics on canvas
Size: 200 x 120 cm
This isn't the first time that the image of Cassiopeia has been used to represent the human ego and pride. However, from my point of view as an artist, I feel that our societies have become increasingly superficial. I believe that the representation of beauty is a way of commercializing and dominating humanity, and has made us dependent on a certain standard of living, even prisoners to it, as it is dictated to us how we our happiness should manifest and how we should live every day and every minute. In this piece, through my own artistic style, I wanted to modernise this metaphor and incorporate what I call "clues" into the painting, which allow for a more global vision. As a result, we find ego represented here by a smart-phone instead of the mirror, a small house that represents the false vision of the world which we so often create on social media, through to the representation of human fragility via the bone, and the exploitation and commercialization of sex, challenging the absurdity of "pixelation" with an almost radioactive nipple faced with the almost invisible, but essential, tree of life and a new dawn which, fortunately, lives on within each of us.
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