Artist of the moment….Arturo Herrera

Arturo Herrera is a contemporary artist born in Caracas, Venezuela in the year 1959. His style involves using collage alongside cartoons in his paintings. Herrera has also done a fair amount of work with sculpture. For his sculpture and collage work Herrera enjoys working with felt.

Arturo Herrera has been featured on the Art21 series shown the public broadcast system. A clip from this show below.

From the Museum of Fort Lauderdale we see a mural painted by Arturo Herrera.

The artist is based out of New York City and Berlin, Germany.

Price range information: The artist works in many mediums including painting, photography, and sculpture. Works range from $1,000 to $389,000 for a piece sold at auction in May of 2013. This work was untitled and is a collage of cartoons, comic strips, and classified ads.

Part of the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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