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Artwork

Street art piece

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Gender free

Street Art Museum Amsterdam

Author:

Ledania

Artist Bio:

Diana Ordóñez (b. 1987), also known as Ledania, is a Colombian female NEO MURALIST who has established herself as an important reference of Latin American graffiti. She officially goes by the one name of Ledania which derives from the union of Leda, the famous female seduced by Zeus in Greek mythology, and her first name. Currently based in Bogota, Ledania is one of the most prominent artists in the contemporary graffiti scene in Colombia. Besides street art, she also works in photography, graphic design, advertising, artistic makeup, as well as in the implementation of her themes and motifs into decorative items, clothing and accessories.

Place:

Leidseplein

Date:

2017

Technique:

Spray Can

Material:

Wall

Acquisition:

Commission

Completed:

2017

Condition:

Gone / Illegible

Physical Description:

The artwork, made with spray can and stencils, depicts two brightly coloured faces whose aesthetics are reminiscent of Mexican masks and South American muralism. The work is characterised by the use of contrasting patches of colour to create depth and volume in the face.

Iconography:

The artwork is an allegory about gender identity and diversity, analysed from a Latin and Colombian perspective.

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