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ALISA LIM A PO

ART GALLERY | GALERIA DE ARTE

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ALISA LIM A PO Alisa Lim A Po (born Amsterdam, 1975)

of artworks, the artist translates the

is a visual artist. Her work reflects the

sentiments to time and place. She

various aspects of human behaviour

uses an organic visual language with

and emotion, such as happiness,

associations of flourishing and decay,

grief or fear. Lim A Po creates unique,

the transience of beauty, and her

conceptual series of artworks from her

appreciation for nature arise naturally.

personal experiences and views. Her

The

art is defined by a colorful palette and

artworks

within

the

series

Elements are defined by organic

the skillful combination of different

shapes. For Alisa, this absolution

materials and techniques. She showed

of form is both a starting point

a strong artistic ability from a very

as well as the final destination. In

early age and needed to express

predetermined frameworks a spatial layering originates, in

herself creatively.

which the relationship between color and form is decisive and

At eighteen, she applied to study at various art academies and

of great significance. Contrast and texture work together to

selected the art academy in Den Bosch to enrol as a graphic

create layering and depth, to become one.

design student. She went on to have a career in media and

Along with her unique and recognisable hand she explores

advertising and some twenty years later realised that she had

different materials and new techniques. She varies this with

always wanted to be a fine artist, so bursting with ideas, started

both the measurement and the surface of her works. For

working on her own pieces.

every artwork, she carefully selects the material and size that

Alisa creates her artworks in series, each series is like a book, in

best represents her message at a particular moment. As an

which the works serve as separate chapters but are also clearly

auto didactic artist, she teaches herself how to skillfully work

connected to each other. The series represents the development

materials, mastering the necessary techniques. Each time she

that Lim A Po is experiencing both as an artist and as a person.

does so, she adds a new expertise to her body of works.

One follows the other in a natural order.

Alisa’s work is with various galleries throughout Europe and

In her new work, Elements, Alisa Lim A Po relives cherished

is held in many private collections. ArtCatto is delighted to be

feelings and intimate moments of happiness. With this series

exhibiting her new series of works.

Cover: Grid of Beauty, collage of painted cut-outs on Belgian linen, coated in liquid gloss, 200 x 200cm

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A Beautiful Pass Down

136 x 136cm Collage of painted cut-outs on aluminium, coated in liquid gloss

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Romance is Blossoming

150 x 200cm

Collage of painted cut-outs on Belgian linen

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State of Transforming

150 x 150cm Acrylic on Belgian linen, coated in liquid gloss

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With the installation ‘Alloy of Elements’ Lim A Po brings three-dimensional work on mirrored stainless steel to the series Elements. The installation consists of multiple pieces that can be assembled in a modular fashion. Viewers can arrange the works as they wish, adding new significance to the works beyond the reach of the artist.

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Alloy of Elements 31, Size: Medium

Alloy of Elements, 11 Size: Small

Alloy of Elements 15, Size: Medium

Alloy of Elements 17, Size: Large

All pieces are acrylic on mirrored stainless steel, coated in liquid gloss

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Alloy of Elements 22 Size: Medium

Alloy of Elements 34 Size: Medium

All pieces are acrylic on mirrored stainless steel, coated in liquid gloss

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Structures of Red and Pink

150 x 150cm Acrylic on mirrored stainless steel, coated in liquid gloss

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designworks!

Architecture Of Luminous Sensation

150 x 150cm

Acrylic on Belgian linen, coated in liquid gloss

ART GALLERY | GALERIA DE ARTE

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Alisa Lim A Po  

ArtCatto gallery, Loulé 11th April 2019

Alisa Lim A Po  

ArtCatto gallery, Loulé 11th April 2019

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