ARC Salon winner in InsideArt Article

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ARC Salon winner in InsideArt Article

Published on May 17, 2023

Irene Antich, winner of the Inside Art Award, was interviewed about her oil painting El Abrigo (The Cloak), which she created during the Covid lockdowns of 2020.

“I chose “El Abrigo (The Cloak)” because I felt it demonstrates an elegant marriage of the straightforward and the complex in combining personal experience with social relevance. The black cloak that grips, weighs and seems to exert its own web-like restraining force on the painting’s subject strongly evokes the heavy isolation imposed on us by the Covid pandemic. “El Abrigo (The Cloak)” exemplifies what I believe is one of art’s most important functions: to render strikingly visible profound shared experiences of contemporary life.”

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