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Andrew Salgado’s Faces Of Men

It is these faces that first draws you into Canadian native Andrew Salgado's work. Stark, cold and destroyed, the inner workings of a person exploding with subtle violence into the exterior world. These are multidimensional portraits that showcase humanity. Like an iceberg in the Arctic sea, these faces – whether they continue to look like one or not – show what hides below the surface. Salgado and I share the same city of birth (Regina, Saskatchewan Canada) and without any doubt I know that bitter cold place influences his work.

Playtime. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

King Is Dead / Long Live The King (Diptych). Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

I Can’t Quite Remember But I Never Forget. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

The Opposite of Intention. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

I Wish I had Known About This Hammer Heart. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

The Silence Consumes Every Move. Photo: Courtesy of Andrew Salgado and Beers Contemporary.

Article by Ken Greenwood

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