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David de la Mano

David de la Mano (1975, Salamanca, Spain) is one of the most important artists of the Urban Art movement. With a degree in Fine Art from the University of Salamanca and PhD studies in Public Art from the University of Valencia, de la Mano is a versatile artist who excels from drawing to sculpture.

David de la Mano art: symbolic reflection on humankind

The artist has started his career in the early ‘90s experimenting with different techniques among which acrylics, watercolours, ink and collage through a minimalist style, characterised by the monochromatic use of black, that makes his artworks extremely poetic, stimulating a symbolic reflection on humankind. The single anthropomorphic figures of the artist gather together and unite in an eternal and recurring movement: the individuals become the mass and vice versa, driven by their dreams, ambitions, fears, vices, hopes, internal conflicts.

Most important exhibitions and festivals

He has exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide. The artist has been consistently creating street interventions and murals throughout the years. He has also participated in festivals and art projects such as the CVTÀ Street Fest (Civitacampomarano, Italy, 2016), Monumental Art Fest (Gdańsk, Poland, 2015), he has worked on a series of murals in Villa Soriano, during a residency in Uruguay 2014, Memorie Urbane (Gaeta, Italy, 2014), Bloop Festival (Ibiza, Spain, 2014), Muropolis (Mendoza, Argentina, 2014), Djerbahood (Erriadh, Tunisia, 2014), Empty Walls (Cardiff, UK, 2013) and Photo Galeria Urbana (Salamanca, Spain, 2013).

Related Exhibition

David de la Mano
from 16th November 2016 till 21st January 2017
from Tuesday to Saturday, 11 AM – 7 PM

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David de la Mano street art
Here we are with a brand new appointment! Today we want to take you into the special world of a very special character… the Street Art artist David De la Mano! Born in Spain in 1975, David De la Mano has been passionate about art since childhood and studied Fine Arts at the University of...