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Chema Madoz, Photomanipulations

May 17, 2017 , written by la-redaction-the-staff

Once commenting on the works by Chema Madoz the artist Fernando Castro said: “The world is not what it seems to be”. This phrase could easily become a motto for the famous Spanish surrealist photographer. For many years the Spaniard Chema Madoz has been creating intricate, psychedelic works, using familiar, everyday objects. He turns a pear into a light bulb, tree rings — into a match flame, and a feather — into a metal edge of a sickle.


Chema Madoz, Photomanipulations
26 May — 27 August, 2017
Erarta Contemporary Museum
2, 29th Line Of Vasilievsky Ostrov
St. Petersburg, Russia



  From   2017-05-26
  To    2017-08-27


Erarta Contemporary Museum

2, 29th Line Of Vasilievsky Ostrov Saint Petersbourg
St Petersbourg Russia

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