Beautiful "Meninas" sculptures inspired in Velazquez conquer Madrid, Spain.
The artist Antonio Azzato creates an impressive exhibition in Spain recalling the famous "meninas" from the master Velazquez. This exhibit is a fundraising project with the intent to benefit kids with disability and children with cancer. There will be an upcoming auction of the sculptures this summer 2018 in Madrid.
This exhibition has 90 sculptures over the city of Madrid and will be open during summer with a final auction in July. The exhibition is named " Meninas Madrid Gallery" and started as a cultural enrichment to the city.
The model in resin of each "menina" was created by sculptor Antonio Azzato, who got inspired in the master painting from Velazquez. The "meninas" sculptures are reproduced in resin and are painted by famous contemporary artists from Spain. Each sculpture is 180 centimeters tall and weight 30 kilos.
The artist Azzato has Italian origins and has lived in different countries. He studied design in New York at the at the Parsons School of Design. At the moment he lives and works in Madrid, where he made a master in marketing at the "Instituto de Empresa".
Parsons School of Design, known colloquially as Parsons, is a private art and design college located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan in New York City. It is one of the five colleges of The New School.
We encourage all to visit the city of Madrid and admire this beautiful fundraising cultural project. For more information on the artist or the project please contact Duran Gallery: C/ Goya 19, 1ª planta, 28001 - Madrid