Virginia Vargas - Antica Farmacia
This artwork, made by Virginia Vargas, shows the forniture of an old drugstore. The work of art Antica Farmacia let us admire the poetic realistic language of the artist that is able to transport us directly into the scene.
Virginia VARGAS. Born in Montevideo (Uruguay), Vargas moved to Italy in 1976. Influenced by her father’s photographs, she has become on of the most interesting performers in Hyperrealism. Starting from the innovations introduced by the well-known Gustave Courbet, Virginia has explored the artistic medium’s possibilities. Her experience shows how deep and poetic could be the relationship between photography and painting. Despite she is a free hand performer, in her artworks we can find the perfect marriage between the scientificity of photographic representation and the sensitive energy of painting. Supported by famous critics like Luca Beatrice, Vargas creates flawless unions, able to inspire indiscriminately our senses.