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"Doha" - by Federico Cortese
Category: Paintings Collection: Maps
Style: Abstract Medium: Oil On Paper
Color:
#CCCCCC #7ACCCC #999999 #A3CCBE #666666 #CCB1A3 #CCBEA3 #A3CCCC

This series of paintings is inspired by satellite photographs that today, with tools like Google Earth, allow anyone the virtual exploration of the planet. Starting from those real images, I rework those aerial views, inventing new codes of representation and new decorative elements. The map is distorted, deformed, altered as if it were a past memory, but something of that place is still recognizable. For the views of Doha and Qatar I invented decorative elements starting from the sands of the desert: the waves recall the ripples that the wind draws on the dunes, while the areas with "dots" are an ironic reference to the grains of the sand.

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47.5 X 40 Cm - Painting - Oil On Paper
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