• Awash in Color, Alice Pasquini's Murals Exude Hope and Affection

    9 days ago - By Colossal

    Toronto. All images © Alice Pasquini, shared with permission
    For Alice Pasquini , painting outside among pedestrians, cars, and the milieu of local life is an inherent component of her practice. The artist begins each mural by studying the intended wall and its physical qualities. Material, paint color, and various markings and damages offer indications about the area's history and people, she says, and form a well-worn, culturally situated canvas. She then renders large-scale pieces of affectionate couples, children, and figures with extraordinarily kind and welcoming faces, expressions...
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