Nicholas Di Genova

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all drawings © NICHOLAS DI GENOVA

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NICHOLAS DI GENOVA is an artist that I spotted in June during Scope Basel. Few months later, it’s definitively time to feature his incredible drawings on WFW.

NICHOLAS DI GENOVA is a Canadian artist who works mainly with ink and animation paints to create a vast and intense encyclopedic range of constructed interconnected species, families and rival clans that find themselves projecting their habits, relations and environments to their viewers.

“When I was a kid growing up I was obsessed with animals and monsters… I’d draw them everyday, and when I grew up I either wanted to be a zoologist or a monster hunter… When I got a bit older I realized that being a zoologist was less exciting than I had imagined, and that ‘monster hunter’ isn’t even a real job, so I just kept drawing. I pretty much do the exact same thing at 29 years old that I did when I was 9 years old.”

This is Art, with a capital “A”: very good, important and innovative!



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  5. dukan hourdequin gallery is pleased to present Preemptive Evolution, the first solo exhibition in France by Canadian artist Nicholas Di Genova (1981).

    Nicholas Di Genova
    Preemptive Evolution

    November 11 – December 3, 2011
    Opening: Thursday 10th November / 6 – 9 pm

    http://www.dukanhourdequin.com

    galerie dukan hourdequin
    24 rue Pastourelle
    75003 Paris



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