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Pray for Us (White), 2013

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Lot 49
White ceramic plaster with screenprinted wooden box
40.0 x 35.0 cm (15.8 x 13.8 in)
Edition of 5
Signed and numbered on underside


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Dutch artist, Parra, employs his characteristic bird-like visage and illustrative lettering in the present piece titled, 'Pray for Us.' The distorted ceramic plaster bust reads like an ultra-contemporary, modified take on the Virgin Mary motif found throughout Renaissance-era sculpture.

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About Parra

Parra (Dutch, b. 1976) is an artist known for works that recall the Pop art aesthetic. His works are characterized by surreal, hybrid characters and vivid, bold colors. He is a co-founder of Rockwell Clothing and a member of the electronic music group Le Le. Parra has received awards, including the De Amsterdam Prijs voor de Kunst (2010) and Winner, Best Illustration, Dutch Design Awards (2010). He lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.