Jānis Avotiņš

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Jānis Avotiņš
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2011
Oil on canvas
46 x 36 cm

In one of Avotiņš’ series, photographs of the heads of two sombre-looking Cold War-era bureaucrats are stripped of their original context andreappearwithin a dark emptiness. Their studied features look crudely eroded, as if rubbed onto, or rubbed out of, a temporary blackboard.


     
 


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