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Artur Silva – FINDERS KEEPERS

16 Nov 2023 - 7 Dec 2023

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Lullo Pampoulides Gallery

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London

finders keepers

Artur Silva - Visiting Assistant Professor of Digital Art and Art History -  DePauw University | LinkedIn

Artur Silva – Artist

Spanish artist Artur Silva is holdling his debut show in London.

Held at the Lullo Pampoulides Gallery, Silva’s work looks into the circumstances that govern the circulation of people, plants, animals, and cultural artifacts.

One of the highlights of the his exhibiton is a portrait of Giovanni Belzoni attributed to Horace Vert (Paris 1789-1863. A circus performer turned archaeologist, Belzoni is responsible for the transportation of monumental objects from the Sahara Desert to the UK.

French School, 19th Century | Bildnis des Ägyptologen Giovanni Battista  Belzoni (1822) | MutualArtThis portrait serves as the starting point of a wider conversation about power dinamics and the exchange of cultural artifacts. The Exhibition explores the complex interplay between archeology, cultural heritage, and how museum collections coalesce.

Curated by Mercè Valderrey.

Mercè Valderrey on LinkedIn: 📢 OPENING TOMORROW 'Finders Keepers'  exhibition, featuring Artur Silva…

Mercè Valderrey – Curator

 

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Start:
16 Nov 2023
End:
7 Dec 2023
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Lullo Pampoulides Gallery
58 Jermyn St, St. James's
London, SW1Y 6LX United Kingdom
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