Isabelle Cornaro

Mixed Feelings



Screen print in three varnished layers on satin paper

50 × 70 cm

Unique work, in a series of 20 variations, signed and numbered by the artist.

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about this work

Mixed Feelings (2014) is a unique variation (in colour and image) of 20 varnished three-layer silkscreen prints. They are extremely delicate and inspired by her short 16mm film Celebration (2013). For this edition, Isabelle extracted two animated images from Disney cartoons and mixed them with compositions of solarized objects. In this sense, both the cartoon images and the objects are found ready-made, reflecting the superposition and transparencies in the movie.


about Isabelle Cornaro

Isabelle Cornaro employs painting, sculpture, installation, and film in her quest to challenge the way viewers perceive reality, dictated historically and culturally. As such Cornaro plays with the aesthetics of both everyday objects and artworks by integrating them formally or conceptually into a new context, with great sensitivity to texture, material and colour. Cornaro is an art historian specialized in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Western art, therefore her work is strongly associated with the forms and compositions from the past, ranging from the baroque or classicism to modernistic abstraction.


Other works by Isabelle Cornaro

Isabelle Cornaro - Figures (Still) - 2016

Isabelle Cornaro

Figures (Still)


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