- Kinetic sculpture with rotating printed acrylic disks, clear plexiglass - Signed and numbered COA - Custom screen printed box
Collaborating with Argentinian-Spanish artist Felipe Pantone means venturing into new and uncharted territory. In the works of Pantone everything is vibration in constant movement, a perpetual flow of active and reactive energy. As an iconoclastic artist working at the forefront of technology, Pantone embraces the unpredictability of the future. The theory of ‘Liquid Modernity’ lies at the base of his artistic practice. His work internalises the notion that change is the only permanence and uncertainty is the only certainty. Encapsulating these ideas in a collaborative project meant abandoning traditional techniques and exploring new materials resulting in the creation of a dynamic art object; a kinetic sculpture. The edition is part of Pantone’s ‘Subtractive Variability’ series that work as a platform to demonstrate chromatic phenomena. In this case the automatic rotation of three acrylic discs creates unexpected color formations to the point the piece can turn into a hue that represents the absence of color, a shade of black. The sculpture randomly explores the spectrum of color and the full range of emotions evoked by every nuance. The sleek mechanics in motion capture the surrounding light making the edition produce striking and perpetually evolving results, encouraging the viewer to embrace change and find beauty in evolution. -Case Studyo-
Felipe Pantone (1986), is an Argentinian-born contemporary and graffiti artist who grew up in Spain. Active in the fields of kinetic art, installations, graffiti and design, his style is characterised by the use of bold colours, geometric patterns and Op art elements. Straddling conventional graffiti, typography and abstraction, his work fuses bold elements of graphic design with highly-evolved geometric shapes to create an ultra-modern aesthetic which complements and reacts to the stark modernity of our cityscapes. Besides painting walls, he has been showcasing his work in galleries and institutions around the world since 2006.