Gerard Mas is a young sculptor born in Sant Feliu de Guixols, Girona, Spain. He studied at Llotja Art School in Barcelona. Gerard’s sculptures are truly attractive and interesting.
He evokes 15th century Florentine portraits. Mas is influenced by the early modern period and the Renaissance but he never forgets to add some elements from present days. His favorite materials are marble, alabaster, wood, resin and bronze.
Self-portrait with Botticelli, Florence, 2009
Fabiola by Francis Alÿs
Fabiola is an installation of over 300 painted copies and reproductions of fourth century Saint-Fabiola, collected by Francis Alÿs from flea markets and antique shops throughout Europe and America in the last 20 years. They are all based on a now lost original painting by french artist Jean-Jacques Henner made in the nineteenth century.
Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus by John William Waterhouse