‘Ostracism II’ by Lucas Parbo
Artist: Lucas Parbo
Title: ‘Ostracism II’
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Dimensions: 35.4” x 35.4”
Year of Creation: 2017
About the Artist:
Lucas Lasnier, aka PARBO was born in Mar del Plata and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He Is a graphic designer and visual artist, professions that develops as founder Director of KidGaucho.
He is a member of a generation of artists who have taken their talents in art and design environments beyond traditional galleries and commercial contexts. He threw paint on the street in 2001, experimenting first with letters and stencil graffiti. Being part of the pioneers in the local street art movement. Its performance is expressed in Buenos Aires and in different cities of Latin America and Europe.
Influenced by various artistic expressions as comic and American Pop Surrealism, with an abiding love for the cultures of skateboarding and heavy metal, has developed a series of works inspired by the iconic punk band, The Ramones. Which have been acquired and displayed in Sao Paulo and New York.
The overall simplicity of the characters does not prevent his incredible talent as a versatile artist comes to light. His works show that is as capable of creating stunningly realistic portraits and provocative installations and murals develop graphic design influences.
His work has been recognized by critics and was published in books and magazines such as Trace Magazine, Juxtapoz and Hi Fructose.