Ophelia (art) - digital painting of a doll by Barbara Agreste

Pop Surrealism

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf, this is a portrait of the great poet Virginia Woolf by Barbara Agreste.

 

Virginia Woolf

Drawing Series, Woman’s face 3, pastels and acrylics on acid-free paper by Barbara Agreste.

In Reptilica Barbara Agreste’s Symbols

Barbara Agreste's symbols. The doll is also sadly a symbol for a perfect lifeless beauty...

“In Reptilica i simboli
di Barbara Agreste”

Video of the week:
“In Reptilica Barbara Agreste’s symbols”

Review by Claudia Quintieri | 18 June 2012

Barbara Agreste loved art ever since. Her formal training begun at the art College of her town, and after that she lived in Milan for some time attending a Set Design course in Brera Academy.

Video Art, Short Film by Barbara Agreste. Image with a doll on a checkered blue floor watching worms pass by.

(The image above refers to the short animated filmReptilica)

In 1993 she moved to the UK where at first she took contemporary dance classes, and performed in dance companies; but after two years she returned to the visual arts enrolling at the University of Kent.

 

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Ghost

Ghost, Painting of a Doll from the Ophelia Pop surrealism series by Barbara Agreste

oil on canvas
80 x 60 cm
2012

Ghost

Earth


Earth is a painting of a doll on the floor, from "The catharsis of Ophelia" series, oil on canvas by Barbara Agreste.

oil on canvas
90 x 84 cm
2011

Earth

Black Bough Doll

Painting - portrait of a Doll from "The Catharsis of Ophelia" series, art by Barbara Agreste.

oil on canvas
77 x 51 cm
2011

Black Bough Doll

Art Shake Festival

Art Shake Festival (Pop Surrealism, Lowbrow) Second edition of this event in Berlin.

ART SHAKE Festival III edition part 2 >>>Berlin

1 Night of 15 Video Installations, Performance and Live Set

ART SHAKE Festival: Contemporary arts festival Created and directed by Emanuela De Notariis

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Jamais Vu

Painting of a Doll from the "Ophelia and Catharsis" series by Barbara Agreste.,

Jamais Vu (never seen)

This evening for the exhibition organized by Agnes Casolani “Jamais Vu”, at the Rose est la vie Rose Garden, in Thaulero 12 Rd, Barbara Agreste will present a selection of her new paintings from her “Spine Flowers” series. The exhibition will be up until the 9th of August.

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Art Shake Festival Mondo Bizarro gallery

Art Shake Festival Mondo Bizarro

Art Shake Festival
Mondo Bizarro Gallery

ART SHAKE festival
created and directed by Emanuela De Notariis

July 3 – 9 ROMA
Mondo Bizzarro Gallery
Hybrida Contemporanea gallery

ART SHAKE promotes art charachterized by hybrid languages and multiplicity of media, able to soothe the wounds of reality with wonder.
A fil rouge connects the different arts, all made of the blood of the controversial age we’re living in. They metabolize conflicts and uneasiness of our age, skinning it and gutting its socio-cultural superstructures. And then sewing new skins over it, made of imagination.

 

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Dolls - Ophelia (art, paintings) series by Barbara Agreste