An American Trilogy Ernesto Cánovas An American Trilogy Ernesto Cánovas
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An American Trilogy, an inaugural solo exhibition by Spanish artist, Ernesto Cánovas. Influenced by history, cinema and popular culture, Cánovas sources images from old and new media to produce evocative, semi-abstract paintings that capture a fleeting moment in time, a snapshot or flash of an event’s memory.
The exhibition is titled after a song made popular by Elvis Presley in the 70's. Influenced by history, cinema and...

The exhibition is titled after a song made popular by Elvis Presley in the 70's. Influenced by history, cinema and popular culture, Cánovas sources images from old and new media to produce evocative, semi-abstract paintings that capture a fleeting moment in time, a snapshot or flash of an event's memory - the event remaining secondary in importance to that of the image which represents it.

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‘An American Trilogy, in its haunting familiarity, reminds us that nothing in the real world is set in stone, but equally once glimpsed, nothing is ever truly erased.’
Jessica Lack, Art Critic
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