The power of the collective lies in their ability to transform any object, space or experience into quintessential Gelitin and the iconic Mona Lisa is no exception. In the Mona Lisa series, Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece is put through various iterations and the resulting outcome is a distorted, unhuman-like yet recognizable representation of the veritable art historical canon in its bare vulnerability. The malleability of the plasticines that are used to mold the Mona Lisas further stresses upon her frailty. Gelitin reminds us that art, as with life, is fragile and ephemeral, that nothing is eternal.
About The Gallery
Founded in Paris in 1990 by Emmanuel Perrotin, then 21 years old, the gallery has become one of the most