“Pathfinder DB” by British artist Nick Gentry, represented by Pantocrátor Gallery/ La Pan
From Liu Guangyun’s fossil-like collages to Samuel Salcedo’sdisconcertingly erotic sculptures, Swab International Contemporary Art Fair inBarcelona brings together an immense scope of elegant and provocative artworks.With over 40 participating galleries from all over Europe and as far as BuenosAires and New York, the fair showcases a wide variety of artists that blur theboundaries between genres and techniques. Whether through installation,collage, drawing or printmaking, the featured artists explore pertinent topicslike outdated technology, ancient iconography and gender stereotypes, to namejust a few. Take a look at some of our favorite works from the openingnight below. – Nastia Voynovskaya
Drawings and sculptures by Tatiana Festi of Italian gallery Arte Boccanera Contemporanea
Claudio Rincoli for Pabellón 4 Arte Contemporáneo in Buenos Aires.
Crajes for Barcelona’s Mito Galería
Edgar “Bacalao” Argáez of Arte Cocodrilo
Mixed-media collages by Liu Guangyun for Galería N2 in Barcelona
Ceramicist Samuel Salcedo for Barcelona’s 3 Punts Galería