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Lot 51

Mihai Bâgu

Can You See the Other Me?

[2012]

Oil on canvas
90 × 60 cm (35.4 × 23.6 inch)

Sold for €600

ADDITIONAL INFO

Artwork description

Signed and dated on the back, in black, MIHAI BÂGU, (20)12

Lot Notes

In a contemporary society based on and promoting a standardized image of the female body, most of the young women find themselves choosing either the path suggested by fashion magazines, either a personal, individual way of dressing, acting and physical developing. The skinny female icon suggested in commercials, photographs influence how teenage girls grow up and act as adults. The title, very suggestive, "Can you see the other me?", is a rhetorical question of a fashion icon wondering if the people around her can see the true character behind all the items connected to publicity.

ARTIST RESUME

Mihai Bâgu

b. Alba Iulia, Romania, 1985

Exhibitions:

Solo (Selection)
  • 2014 - "FUSION", Framm's, Alba Iulia, Romania (National)
  • 2012 - "Inside...", ArtYourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - "To Expose Inside / To Avoid Outside", Carturesti Bookstore, Arad, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - "Abstract Paintings", Water Tower Galleries, Arad, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - "Progression of a Portrait", Arad Art Museum, Arad, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - "Progression of a Portrait", Arad Art Museum, Arad, Romania (National)
Group (Selection)
  • 2012 - "For the Ladies, With Love", ArtYourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - "Contemporary Christmas for Children", ArtYourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - "FeminitArte", Art Yourself Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - National Salon for Contemporary Art (Sofianu Museum), Ramnicu Valcea, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - Graduate Exhibition, Art and Design University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (National)

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