Preview of the first image of Vhils (1987) - Oxymoron.

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Signed and numbered - Edition 300

An original hand finished artwork from the hugely popular artist Alexander Farto, who is better known as VHILS. This example is entitled "Oxymoron".

This screen print has been hand finished by the artist using various materials including Quink ink, bleach, and acid, creating a unique artwork.

Part of a limited edition of 300 copies, on Keaykolour Original China White 300 gsm paper. Size: 70 x 50 cm. It is signed and numbered by the artist.




The Portuguese urban artist Alexandre Farto, who goes by VHILS, has won international acclaim for his groundbreaking works. Since early 2000s, his work has been exhibited in many solo and group shows around the world, and in one solo exhibition at Centquatre in Paris visited by over 4,000 people on the inauguration day.

He has developed a unique visual language based on the removal of the surface layers of walls and other media with non-conventional tools and techniques, establishing symbolic reflections on identity, life in the urban context, the passage of time, and the relationship of interdependence between people and the surrounding environment. With a background in graffiti, his groundbreaking bas-relief carving technique, which forms the basis of the “Scratching the Surface” project, has been met with critical acclaim. Since 2005 he has presented his work in solo and group exhibitions, art events, institutions, public interventions, and community projects in numerous countries around the world, and has also placed a site-specific piece aboard the International Space Station. An avid experimentalist, he has been developing his personal aesthetics in a plurality of media, from stencil painting to wall carving, from pyrotechnic explosions and video to sculptural installations. 43357647

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