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POLARIZATION : The Artist in a Divided World

On the eve of one of the most important US presidential elections in our lifetimes -- where the dichotomy between candidates had never seemed so pronounced, we asked artists to consider producing works based on the theme of stark polarization, black & white, and their individual relationships with this divided world. Alt Sur proudly present the results.

CPF Foundation: Alt Sur Assumes Management

Alt Sur has assumed management of the CPF Foundation including all art holdings of renowned Uruguayan artist and architect, the late Carlos Pérez Franco. The artist's daughter Isabel and her husband JP co-direct Alt Sur. Having represented Pérez Franco worldwide since 1986, they have unparallelled experience with the artist and his work.

JP Paul:  Anonymous Memories

Anonymous Memories: Nothing That a Lick of Paint Cant Obliterate marks a return to non-digital mixed media work by JP Paul. The series depicts pages from a dynamic journal or scrapbook that is constantly updated to reflect the owner's attempts to refocus the current by redfining historical references and influences. 5 new works available now.

Jay Makins: Digital Artist Returns to Painting

Recent works by Jay Makins are a radical tangent from his early photographic and digital works period although the common thread of social friction continues. Gone are camera and computer, replaced by complex grids, patterned dots and intertwined matrices, all painted, stamped and etched in an expanded palette through dozens of intricate layers.

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