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03-23-2009 04:47 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: WILDE GALLERY

WILDE Gallery is pleased to announce the solo exhibition of Kenno Apatrida, his first with the gallery on Friday March 27th. Apatrida’s works were recently displayed at SCOPE New York Art Fair, gaining great report and attention with the American public.

Kenno Apatrida, originally from South America has spend the last 18 years in Berlin as an involuntary resident, goes against the tide of contemporary thought by unleashing works of art that defy many current trends in art making. His works are phantasmagorical, spiritual and transcendental, humorous and painfully genuine.
Apatrida’s practice refers to philosophical precursors, ranging from shamanistic rituals to the nightmares of William Blake and Henry Füseli, William Burroughs, political junk from the former GDR and Zen Buddhism. Apatrida’s works go through an alchemical process and are returned to us as icons of spirituality specific to our modern age, transformed to shrines of fallen empires, ancient mythology, cultural constructs and the many ghosts of the past that continue to both enrich and enslave the present.

WILDE Gallery was founded September 2007 in Berlin and deals with contemporary art as well as art advisory services. The gallery shows 8 to 10 exhibition per year with international contemporary artists.

WILDE Gallery
Chausseestr. 7
10115 Berlin
+49 (0)30 258 16 258

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