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Guillermo Forchino Tour Of Duty 


Guillermo Forchino Tour Of Duty   Guillermo Forchino

Status: Limited Availability | Condition: New | Edition:Open Edition  | Edition Size: | Dim:7 x 10 x 8 | Guillermo Forchino| Item #: 60-85067

Price: $ 265.00 USD      

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Guillermo Forchino Tour Of Duty   is eligible for layaway in 3 equal payments of $88.33 over 60 days.

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Available for purchase today, October  24, 2016

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Tour of Duty  

NOTES: Gustavo Lopez had just enlisted the army as a private. At five o�clock in the morning the piercing call of the bugle signaled to form ranks. "The General�s pet bird is in danger," roared the corporal while chewing on a piece of gum. "We must go behind enemy lines to rescue the General�s parrot, which escaped from its cage. Our honor is at stake" he insisted. "We must save this poor animal from the clutches of those cruel, heartless idiots, no matter even if we die in trying; the important thing is to do our duty! Hail to the nation! Long live the nation!" they replied in unison. The soldier Lopez swallowed his saliva he felt his temples throb, his vision became cloudy, his stomach made a strange noise and two large drops of sweat ran down his forehead.

Tour Of Duty   by Guillermo Forchino is a Limited Edition production by the Artist. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity which affirms that this is an authentic Limited Edition production from  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.