Aay Mask!!

Maria Veronica Leon Veintemilla2015

Ecuador - Biennale Arte 2015

Ecuador - Biennale Arte 2015

After a transcendental journey to Ecuadorian ancestor’s practices with gold, when they used special techniques like hammered and embossing to elaborate unusual figures and gold masks with original physiognomies, I thought strongly about the splendour of a rare collection of pieces bathed of light, operating in space with an identity adapted to an aesthetic of renewal, I signed my “contemporary location” with the elaboration of pieces of virtual or artificial gold to visualize the existence of authentic gold contemporary artworks in the next future.

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  • Title: Aay Mask!!
  • Creator: Maria Veronica Leon Veintemilla
  • Date Created: 2015
  • Location Created: Dubai, U.A.E.
  • Physical Dimensions: 35 x 25 cm, overall dimensions variable
  • Provenance: Artist Collection, made for the 56 Biennale di Venezia
  • Type: Photography
  • Rights: Copyright held by the artist
  • External Link: Artist web
  • Medium: Photography of 2mm Aluminium finished with hanging system. Engraved title and edition number on the reverse of the metallic frame.


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