|Artist Name||Stanza (1962-)|
|Title||City of Desires|
|Description||This stunning large abstract oil on canvas oil painting entitled City of Desires is by London based artist Stanza. Based on his interested in landscape, cities and surveillance this painting was created in 2012 and is an excellent example of his work. The muted tones with the contrasting strong mapping lines are really pleasing to the eye.
Stanza is a practising contemporary artist who has exhibited world wide over the past thirty years and won numerous awards. This painting and other artwork we have on our website are being offered for sale for the first time so it is an opportunity to purchase work from an internationally recognised contemporary artist.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||48 x 36 inches|
|Biography||Stanza (b 1962) is an internationally recognised artist, who has been exhibiting worldwide since 1984. Educated in art at Goldsmiths College in the early eighties he later went on to study at Greenwich University and Central Saint Martins Art College London. Stanza returned to Goldsmiths College as an Art and Humanities Research Council arts research fellow. Stanza is an independent practising artist.
His mediums include; netart, paintings, videos, installations, software systems and public artworks.
His artworks have won twenty international art prizes and art awards including:- Vidalife 6.0 First Prize Spain. SeNef Grand Prix Korea. Videobrasil First Prize Brazil. Cynet Art First Prize Germany. Share First Prize Winner Italy: Stanzas art has also been rewarded with a prestigious Nesta Dreamtime Award, an Arts Humanities Creative Fellowship and a Clarks bursary. Numerous commissions include work for Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Watermans Art Centre, FACT, and the Open Data Institute. His artworks have been exhibited with over one hundred exhibitions globally. Participating venues have included :- Venice Biennale: Victoria Albert Museum: Tate Britain: Mundo Urbano Madrid: Bruges Museum: TSSK Norway: State Museum, Novorsibirsk: Biennale of Sydney: Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo Mexico: Plymouth Arts Centre: ICA London: Sao Paulo Biennale: De Markten Brussels: Transport Museum London: QUAD Derby: Ars Nova Museum Finland.