Ivan Prieto (ES)

Ivan Prieto (ES)

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Iván Prieto (ES) was born in Ourense, Spain, but now works and lives in Berlin. His work focuses on ceramic sculptures, but Prieto also creates illustrations and installations. In his colourful surrealistic sculptures, Prieto captures certain fragility of humans and life in general, including indications to physical disabilities (such as deafness and blindness), as well as mental imperfections, with each character being inspired by real-life human counterparts. Having also had similar personal experiences, Prieto wants to explore the transgressing of physical and mental borders in his art, which are in some way relatable for everyone. In this way, the works also are a self-portrait of the artist.

Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "Blindness", 2016
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "Icarus_fot. Justyna Fedec"
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "soplido"
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: Blooming (1)
Crazy thoughts.2014. Ceramic
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "Vogel im Kopf.", 75x33cm
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "In my heart"
Galleri Heike Arndt DK Berlin - Artist: Ivan Prieto, Title: "Blowing", 2014. Acrylic resin (print)