Last night in Paris, SAN attended the opening of “Entropy”, Vhils new solo show at Magda Danysz Gallery.
In a packed space, the attendees were in for a real discovering the Portuguese artist new body of work, portraits carved in Styrofoam, metal and paper collages or a composition created with wooden panels and windows.
As usual, Vhils’ work explores the layers of urban space and its history through the destruction of their walls. Old papers and posters, walls and wood paneling are attacked by both chisels, hammers, electric, hydrogen and even explosives in order to sculpt portraits while trying to highlight the contrast between the new and the old.
If you stop by Paris, “Entropy” will be running till July 28th at Magda Danysz Gallery, 78 rue Amelot.
More pictures after the jump…