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Mauricio Paz Viola

Mauricio Paz Viola

Mauricio Paz Viola

Self-taught artist Mauricio Paz Viola (b 1985; Carmelo, Colonia, Uruguay) embarked on his artistic journey early in life. Dabbling in plastic art since 7, he has participated in various art competitions in his native Uruguay and abroad. At 14, Paz Viola began to participate in group shows and individual shows nationally and internationally in galleries and museums in Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, United States, Italy, among others. His work have been featured in doctoral studies programs in art in universities in Chile, Mexico, Argentina and Spain, and are frequently featured in magazines and art books, among which are Latin American Plastic Art Annual Review, High Impact: the Art of Visual (New York) as well as books in Spain, Argentina, UK, France, etc.

The style of Paz Viola has evolved from realism, landscape, and portraits in his youth to surrealism and expressionism in adulthood. Since his arrival in Chile in 2008, he started to focus on abstract expressionism.

www.mauriciopazviola.com

Work by This Artist

Labial Longing
By Mauricio Paz Viola

The gynecological intermingles with the cosmic, and a galaxy widens.

Phallic Consternation
By Mauricio Paz Viola

An emperor’s virile gaze erects a penile palace.

Solemn Secretion
By Mauricio Paz Viola

A fabulous blossoming amid a  primordial seminal sea.

Filigree Cosmic I, 2016 by Mauricio Paz Viola meta image
By Mauricio Paz Viola

Ethereal and real, cosmic and of the flesh

Filigree Cosmic II, 2016 by Mauricio Paz Viola meta image
By Mauricio Paz Viola

A ghost in the human machine.

Filigree Cosmic III, 2016 by Mauricio Paz Viola meta image
By Mauricio Paz Viola

Lips like sugar eclipses.

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