Artist Questions the Value of Modern Masters and Art World Politics in Satirical Paintings


Havana-born, self-taught artist CB Hoyo questions the value of art and the politics of art criticism in his colorful acrylic paintings. Hoyo playfully recreates the works of contemporary icons like Warhol and Banksy, writing humorous stream-of-consciousness musings across the artworks, mocking the often superficial nature of our society. Hoyo asks us to question our own desire for recognition, the fake and real in the world around us, and what it takes to boost or destroy the value of something. The artist’s satirical work is featured in the group show Emerging to Established at Krause Gallery through February 26.

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