Guillermo Bert is Branding America

This week’s featured LA Artist Guillermo Bert

From the series "Barcode"

Guillermo Bert – “Bar Code Series”

The work in the Bar Code Series is constructed by burning the images on wood, plastic or board surfaces with industrial techniques — digital technology, computer graphics and laser cutters —over which the artist applies a layer of gold-leaf or red, white and blue glossy candy enamel paints. The color palettes of red, white and blue reference American nationalism (secularism) and the gold-leaf process references the catholic or universal intent of religiosity (the sacred).
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  • Artswebshow
    August 18th, 2010 · Reply

    Fantastic concept.
    It creates a great result

  • Rachel
    October 17th, 2010 · Reply

    I looked up Guillermo’s work and found your post. Great artist.

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