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A Love affair with life

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On his latest work entitled "A Love Affair with Life," Bob Nuestro combines his techniques of photography and painting. The images are chosen from the digital stock of the artist's street photography portfolio, taken in different locations such as New York, Chicago, Makati, and Hong Kong. The images are then printed on watercolor paper and painted with acrylic and graphite to create tension and continuity between the two media. The need for editions is foregone, thus producing one original work. “A Love Affair with Life” narrates the artist’s unending quest to find meaning in his works through the compass of his own experiences. The resulting images are poised to inspire an artistic investigation of issues such as rapid urbanization, recycling, and some aspects of globalization.

About the Artist:

Currently based in the suburb of Chicago Independent artist Bob Nuestro Art making concerns are production of playful images mediated by technology , media, cultural identity and social advocacy Before moving to United States on 2010. He is an active artist in the Philippines, being the former head of the Painting Department of The school of Fine Art and Design, Philippine Women’s University in Manila and the director of his Art Project Artists-run Independent Art Space in Makati City, Philippines.

About the Gallery:

The ArtPrints Alley is a strip of space situated within GalerieOne Workshop, a project initiated by artist Ross Capili. The art space is dedicated to promoting print-based works, with emphasis on works on paper. The ArtPrints Alley seeks to promote the exchange of contemporary ideas and issues through its artists’ exposure program which includes technologically mediated works and out-of-the-box explorations of techniques in image making.

"A Love Affair with Life" will open on Friday, July 5, 6:30 PM at The ArtPrints Alley located at Suite 324 LRI Design Plaza, Nicanor Garcia Street Bel Air II Makati City. Exhibit runs until July 20, 2013.

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