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Andrew Salgado – masculinity

Although he mostly paints figures from the shoulders up, he prefers not to call them portraits. This Canadian artist in his artwork show subject of masculinity and identity. Because of his sexual orientation Andrew was severely beaten, what had a large influence on his creativity. After this attack his paintings took more political tone.  Painter in admitted an interview, that  in addition to the tangibility and impermanence of the human body he also tries to show its fragility.  Salgado's intention is to attract viewers attention and persuade to consider what is on the painting...