Arte & curiosità dal mondo

Venice Art Biennale 2022 – “Lion of St. Marc / Napoleon” by Marcelot

Artist: Marcelo Tomaz Galvão de Castro aka Marcelot (Brazil)
Title: Lion of St. Marc / Napoleon
Year: 2022
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

My work is often inspired by contrasts and challenges. For my participation in the Biennale 2022 in Venice, invited by SWATCH, I created a field of tension: the bust of Napoleon, who put an end to the Republic of Venice at the end of the 18th century, is seen in opposition to the Lion of St. Marc, the symbol of Venice. The sculpture of the Lion of Venice, which has been especially created for this exhibition, I made from newspapers of Venice and refined Venetian fabrics selected from the Rubelli collection…
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