SILVIA POLOTO


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Wabi-Sabi #38

Paint and collage on wood panel  

41″ x 21″

Signature: on the back

Retail Value: $2,200

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Brazilian-born Silvia Poloto is an accomplished artist working in a range of visual disciplines. She is known for her lively abstract canvases and mixed-media sculptures. Recognized for her dynamic compositions and color sensibility, Poloto exploits a vibrant visual vocabulary of boldness and subtlety. Her deftly handled juxtapositions unfold in rich, textured hues and expressive gesture. The result is a body of work characterized by equal amounts of surprise, playfulness, and provocation. Her aesthetic choices engage the viewer on a visceral level.

Poloto has worked in a variety of media, including photography, sculpture, painting, and video. Elements of each of these media find their home in her current work.

While the Bay Area is her current home, her work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and abroad, including United Arab Emirates, France, Spain, Jordania, Italy, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece and China among others.

In the Bay Area, her work has been featured in exhibitions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Italian American Museum, and the DeYoung Museum, where she was an artist-in-residence. Poloto’s work has been acquired by more than 80 institutional and corporate collections around the United States and by more than 900 private collectors around the world.

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