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Emi, 2020

Tito Ferrara, Brazilian

U$ 600 + tax and shipping

DIMENSIONS

10.5 x 35 in | 26.9 x 90 cm

TECHNIQUE

Printed with mineral pigments and Hahnemühle Photo Rag Ultra Smooth paper, 100% cotton.
68 of 100, numbered, embossed and signed by the artist.
Artist used best materials and printing methods to achieve the maximum quality of execution. Not framed

CONDITION A+

  About the artwork  

'Emi' is a high quality print of a massive work in graffiti by Tito Ferrara  painted on the side of a building in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  EMI, the name of the cat depicted, is being held by a veterinarian. This was produced as part of a campaign to encourage people to take their cats to the veterinarian for periodic check-ups to ensure that their animals remain healthy. Tito referenced this particular cat as Emi was his  own family's cat. This painting was completed during the pandemic and because of the loneliness suffered by many people due to being forced to stay at home, the number of cats owned by Brazilians increased by 30%. Cats are very good companions when you are forced to stay at home!
 

Tito Ferrara painted the veterinarian and EMI looking directly at the city to create an immediate connection with the viewer and encourage increased awareness of the subject.  Above all, Tito's work  is based on storytelling through engaging and intimate portraits. 

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 About the artist 

Tito Ferrara worked in New York City and while here he painted a series of panels.  The first was entitled Amazonia Urbana and it is an image of a native Brazilian woman.  The work was done with the purpose of showing that the destruction of native civilizations in the United States is being repeated in Brazil.  He executed his works in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Toronto, London, Lisbon as well  as in numerous cities throughout Brazil. 
 

https://www.soldmagny.com/single-post/2019/11/06/amazon-awareness-tito-ferrara

https://www.ted.com/talks/tito_ferrara_o_que_e_arte_para_voce

https://www.brooklynstreetart.com/tag/tito-ferrara/

https://www.wescover.com/p/street-murals-by-tito-ferrara-at-6th-avenue-and-west-houston-street--PSy7vmvx9H

https://www.wescover.com/p/street-murals-by-tito-ferrara-at-6th-avenue-and-west-houston-street--PSy7vmvx9H

https://cargocollective.com/titoferrara/About-tito-ferrara

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EMI is in New York City and it can be viewed in person, by appointment. Please don’t hesitate to send us an email to: contact@urbanartrevolution.com

 

With the sale of EMI a contribution will be made in favour of @pandemusicnyc 

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