Antonio Malta Campos - Contemporary Artists


Untitled The Saatchi Gallery

Antonio Malta Campos


Acrylic on canvas

230 x 360 cm

Brazilian artist Antonio Malta Campos seems to apply jamming principles to the elaboration of his unpredictable but close-fitting paintings. In a video made of sequences that show a visual account of his creative process, we see him beginning a painting with a single pattern that grows over time into a complex interweaving of visual strata.
We witness how the colour layers start defining organic forms, how transparencies suggest spectral shapes and cubist formations of light and shadow shine out.
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