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Guillermo Forchino The Champion 



      


Guillermo Forchino The Champion 

Guillermo Forchino The Champion   Guillermo Forchino

Status: Limited Availability | Condition: New | Edition:Open Edition  | Edition Size: | Dim:17.25 | Guillermo Forchino| Item #: 85054

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The Champion  

NOTES: The powerful motor of the Formula 1 roars like savage beast. In the second lap of the race he is already in the lead. In the cockpit is an inferno. When he has only two laps to go before crossing the finish line, the famous pilot Didier Hoft, feels a tremor in the left front tire and sees a pair of screws flying in the air. He stops for exactly 4 seconds at the pits where his efficient mechanics, thanks to some duc tape, manage to repair the damage. He immediately takes off like a rocket, spewing thick black smoke and finds himself on the last lap, only one second from the leader. In the last turn, thanks to an incredible and spectacular maneuver, with several centimeters to the finish line, he succeeds in passing his rival. Thanks to the win, he is crowned the uncontested world champion, ending yet again, another exceptional year.

The Champion   by Guillermo Forchino   Guillermo Forchino.

Guillermo Forchino bio

From the early 1980's, Guillermo Forchino experiments with various materials to create works of art in volume. This research began at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Rosario, Argentina and then continued with three years of studies in art restoration and conservation at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. During his studies he discovered and mastered classic techniques and materials. After completing his studies in Paris, he returned to Argentina where he directed the Juan B. Castagnino atelier of art restoration for the Museum of Beaux-Arts of Rosario. It was during this period that Forchino began creating figures made from wrapped bands of cloth where the visible parts of the body (head and hands) were made from wax and paper maché colored with natural pigments. From the end of the 1980's, Forchino chose poly resins to create figures and scenes that resemble the world of comic strip and cartoon characters. They are typically unusual and humorous subjects such as a family leaving on vacation in an overloaded car with flat tires or a tired, old American pick-up truck from the 1950's. He has used other modes of transportation such as boats, planes and motorcycles and has even used a bathtub for a military dictator. His characters are always handled with humor and finesse and given a soul. Guillermo Forchino lives and works in Paris in his workshop two steps away from the Pere Lachaise cemetery. The Comic Art of Guillermo Forchino is now available for a larger group of art lovers in the form of limited edition, numbered series. Found only in specially selected stores, each piece is identified by a numbered stamp on the bottom. It comes wrapped in the newspaper "The Forchino Times" along with the autobiography of Forchino and pictures of his collection. A certificate of authenticity completes the package.