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Foreword Of Artist Erro About Benjamin Spark

Foreword of artist Erró about Benjamin Spark

Do you know what Spark means in Icelandic? A kick, as well as strength. It suits him well. I like his energy, the vitality that emerges from his works and artistry. Looking back at where he comes from, his early paintings, and seeing what he does now, one can only be delighted. It’s magnificent. Benjamin […]

Benjamin Spark and deconstruction

Benjamin Spark reflects on the concept of characters and roles within modern society. Spark’s work are masterpieces of deconstruction. He decontextualizes well-known characters of comic books and cinema material by placing them against colorful, contrasting backdrops.Benjamin Spark plays with these images, juxtaposing several, non-related figures on one canvas, while also cutting out, overlapping or covering […]

« All the world’s a stage » - Benjamin Spark exhibition in 2015 at Gallery Marie Demange

« All the world’s a stage » – Benjamin Spark exhibition in 2015 at Gallery Marie Demange

Text by Adam Hiram, art critic : Some will call his art commercial and indisputably there is something to be said for the commonality of Benjamin Sparks’ works, featuring famous super heroes, Disney characters and swaying polka dots, all connected through swirling lines, garish colours and ambiguous exclamations. However ‘All the world’s a stage’, the artist’s […]