Dimas Forchetti: Strange Religon

Illustration // Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The work of Brazilian artist Dimas Forchetti is full of detailed local symbolism, strange iconic elements and a touch of religious imagery. A little while back, hs he told us, "These new works are a little darker than they used to be. Unlike the latter, these new ones go deeper in aspects of religion that contemplate good and evil, being heavily influenced by "Umbanda", a Brazilian religion. It is worth mentioning that elements such as disease hypertrichosis and Indians are an influence in this new work as well."  

The Works of Dimas Forchetti

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 06, 2012
Brazilian artist Dimas Forchetti sent us images of his most recent works, and as we can always see from the artist, his illustrations are full of detailed local symbolism.

In Illustration: Dimas Forchetti

Illustration // Monday, September 26, 2011
The fluid lines and organic shapes of Brazilian artist Dimas Forchetti's illustrations claim a mixture of influences, from the cubism of Picasso to the graffiti of Vitché. "In my abstract art," says Forchetti, "I address the strangeness of human behavior and our concern with the importance of our self-image."

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