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Circular butterfly by Federico Cortese

Painting, Oil on Paper
11.8 inch (30.0 cm) x 13.8 inch (35.0 cm)

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About This Work

An original piece from the series “Please do not kill butterflies”, pins, oil and pencil on paper (mounted on a wood panel), 35 x 30 cm, 2018. Please, all these dead animals ... Of course, not everyone of us can or want 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 drawings, no butterfly was killed.

FEDERICO CORTESE

torino, torino Italy

I was born in 1971 in Turin, Italy, where I live and work as an independent artist and as an architect. My main artistic technique is the use of classic oil colours, associated with other media and materials, such as graphite, coloured pencils, charc... More

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Artwork Details

Type: Painting
Medium: Oil
Support Type: Paper
Artwork Height: 11.8 inch (30.0 cm)
Artwork Width: 13.8 inch (35.0 cm)
Depth: 0.6 inch (1.5 cm)
Weight: 0.3 kg (0.7 lbs)

Ready to Hang: No
Framed: No
Year Created: 2018
Signed: Yes
Signature Location: on the front

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