Making Things Disappear

posted Dec 11 '07 viewed 4138 tagged , ,

Artist Cayetano Ferrer's illusory creations are somewhat akin to the perpetually popular see-thru screens that I posted earlier. Magritte's influence is also clearly seen in his work.

This artist statement from one of his gallery shows describes his concept better than I can:

"SOLO artist Cayetano Ferrer uses existing forms in order to engage in a dialog about the constant flux of the built, contemporary environment. Using inkjet prints on existing objects/architecture that reveal what these objects ultimately obscure, Ferrer exposes the relationship between the built and the rebuilt, surface and hidden, as well the delicate matter of history and memory as the present paves over the recent past in a bid to enrich economies..."