Saturday, January 3, 2015

Luciana Rondolini’s Bejeweled Sculptures and...

Luciana Rondolini ’s Bejeweled Sculptures and Drawings

Argentinian artist Luciana Rondolini creates opulent artworks from low-budget materials, encasing rotting fruits in plastic jewels that glisten like diamonds. Rondolini builds altar-like installations, piling bejeweled fruits in front of graphite drawings. Her drawings take the form of portraits, except her subjects’ faces are encased in geometric crystals like the fruits, inciting a dialogue about how the illusion of glamor and luxury can be created through visual culture. Take a look at some images of Rondolini’s works below, images courtesy of the artist.

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