• Discarded Technology and Branded Trash Are Stacked into Dystopian Structures in Alvaro Naddeo's Paintings

    2 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “AmeriCan't” (2018), watercolor on paper, 20 x 22 inches. All images © Alvaro Naddeo, shared with permission
    Behind each one of Alvaro Naddeo 's watercolor paintings is an imagined character who's built a rickety shopping cart structure or gathered waste materials for a tiny, mobile dwelling. “I believe they are strong people, resilient, and survivalists,” the Brazilian artist tells Colossal. “They use creativity to overcome obstacles and adapt to any situation they are put in. So in a way, both of them, characters and discarded objects, are proof that there's value in everything if you...
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