Lina Condes

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Lina Condes

Lina Condes (b. 1988, Ukraine) is a contemporary Ukrainian-American artist known for her stick figure sculptures, earned her MFA in Fine Arts, Interior and Furniture Design from Kiev University of Technology and Design. Born in the countryside of Cherkassy City, she grew up in a family of a professor of physics and math, which is what drew her understanding of an industrial material for her future sculptures from an early age.

Lina’s work is conceptually positioned at a heavy-light, high-low axis. The sculptures are created using common industrial stainless steel, wood and stone, through which she seeks to authentically represent the emotional and mental lives of modern people. Her sculptures are strongly inspired by the Italian Renaissance. In her anatomic studies, Lina investigates the lineage of traditional figurative sculpture by masters such as Giorgio Vasari and Leonardo Da Vinci and updates it using contemporary technologies. Condes focuses on ‘mental states’, different emotions and psychological conditions that she attempts to represent by blending materials, shape and color. In a way, she works with metal and wood as if they were bronze and marble.

Her works have been shown at The Art New York (New York), Art Miami (Miami), solo show during Venice Biennale (Venice), solo show at Crossing Art Gallery (Chelsea, NYC), group show at Christies (NYC ) and others
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La Biennale di Venezia
Condes presented "Sphinx", an interactive sculpture in which a watchful eye merges with a stylized body observing what surrounds it, sometimes with benevolence, sometimes with malevolence, during 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
Career
2019
Christies’ group show “Educate”,NYC.USA
Christmas Public Art Installation. Flashing. Crossing Art Gallery, NYC.USA
Art Miami Public Art Installation. Avant Gallery/Art Miami Organization. FL.USA
Delano Hotel Public Art Installation. Avant Gallery.FL.USA

Group show “Heat”. Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy
Solo show “Dwellings of Eternity”. Crossing Art gallery. NYC, USA Art New York. Avant Gallery, NYC, USA
Art Palm Beach. Avant Gallery, FL, USA

2018
Art Miami Pavilion. Avant Gallery, FL
Art Display during New York Fashion Week. New York (USA)
Art Palm Beach, Avant Gallery, FL (USA)
“Eternity” auction by Paddle8 x SOS by Lena Perminova x Magdalena M. Gabriel “Endless Summer” charity auction & golf event. Los Angeles, USA
Group show “On the top of the world” (Art Jed Gallery / St. Moritz)
2017
Solo project "Extraterrestrial Odyssey" during Biennale Di Venezia'57
Red Dot Show during Art Basel Miami,FL,USA
Fontainbleau Miami Beach (Lina Condes' Art Display during Art Basel Miami),USA Delano South Beach (Lina Condes' Art Display), FL,USA
Epic Hotel Art Display (Avant Gallery) during Miami Art Week,FL, USA
2016

Scope Show during Art Basel Miami (Avant gallery Miami,USA
Istanbul Contemporary (M17 Contemporary Art Center),Istanbul, Turkey
Solo exhibition "Art Fusion" SV gallery. Beirut (Lebanon)
Solo exhibition "Hard Art" M17 Contemporary Art Centre. Kiev(Ukraine)
International exhibition of sculptures and installations "Open19" Stucco Museum. Venice (Italy)
Solo show “Potpourri” Kiev National Museum. Ukraine
Art Kiev Contemporary. Ukraine
Group show. Historical Chocolate House. Kiev, Ukraine

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