PETE NAWARA
London, - United Kingdom



Original Artworks (5)

Pete Nawara; Woman In Vintage Sunglasses, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 52 x 60 inches.
Pete Nawara
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
52 x 60 inches (132.1 x 152.4 cm)
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Pete Nawara; St Elsa, 2005, Original Mixed Media, 260 x 195 cm. Artwork description: 241 Large Diptych of a the same womans portrait painted twice. once for each cavas. Bright colors and with gold leaf. Acrylic, Guache and Gold leaf on canvas. ...
Pete Nawara
Original Mixed Media, 2005
260 x 195 cm (102.4 x 76.8 inches)
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Pete Nawara; St Handan, 2005, Original Mixed Media, 206 x 183 cm. Artwork description: 241 Three portraits of the same woman on one large canvas. Acrylic, guache and gold leaf on canvas. ...
Pete Nawara
Original Mixed Media, 2005
206 x 183 cm (81.1 x 72.0 inches)
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Pete Nawara; Automatic Portrait 02, 2004, Original Mixed Media, 130 x 145 cm. Artwork description: 241 Portrait of a man. Brightly colored. Acrylic, guache and gold leaf. ...
Pete Nawara
Original Mixed Media, 2004
130 x 145 cm (51.2 x 57.1 inches)
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Pete Nawara; Christelle, 2004, Original Mixed Media, 130 x 195 cm. Artwork description: 241 Portrait of a woman wearing gold leaf. Acrylic, guache and gold leaf on canvas. ...
Pete Nawara
Original Mixed Media, 2004
130 x 195 cm (51.2 x 76.8 inches)
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Artist Statement

As an artist, I often find myself reading artists statements of various kinds. Time and again, these writings consist of endless babble about what the artist thinks the viewer is interested in knowing about the work. Usually, the artist is completely wrong about what things the viewer is interested in knowing about the work. I do not claim to be any different. In my original writings for this document, I will admit that I did my fair share of babbling, mostly about my concerns of the art world, and my issues with conceptual art. I have found myself in too many museums, completely bewildered by what artists are trying to say, and most of the time, completely disgusted by what they are getting away with. Donít get me wrong, I am aware of the important impact conceptual art has had on art history, but the statements people are making today are commonly irrelevant to society, or if they do hold any significance, it is completely lost on the general public. This isnít even the worse part. Usually, it doesnít even look good. I strive to make objects that are aesthetically pleasing. The use of photography, computer software, and projection, gives the work a contemporary feel, while thinned out acrylic paint and gouache markers keeps with the tradition of paint on canvas. The flattened areas of vibrant color and larger than life portraits relate to the era of pop art, while still maintaining a relationship with the advancing ...