Sofia, Giclée screenprint finished with diamond dust iridescent gold and spot varnishes on Somerset paper by Maria Rivans
Sofia, Giclée screenprint finished with diamond dust iridescent gold and spot varnishes on Somerset paper by Maria Rivans
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Sofia is a limited edition giclée screenprint by Maria Evans. From an edition of 75, this print is signed and numbered by the artist.

In a nod to the artist's own Venetian heritage, Sofia celebrates all-things Italian – and what better figurehead than the glamorous Sofia Loren? Nestled amongst colourful flowers and bunches of juicy grapes, an open fridge represents the importance of food in Italian culture, a Corinthian column recalls Roman grandeur, and a fragment from a Renaissance fresco pays homage to the work of the Italian masters. A little Loren can be seen, lounging on the hood of her favourite car, the Mercedes Gullwing, while gemstones and golden trinkets capture her extravagant love of jewels. A voluptuous headdress celebrating one of the sexiest stars of her time – and still making films in her 80s. Mamma mia!

About The Artist - Maria Rivans

Maria lives and works in Brighton, UK, and is a contemporary artist best known for her bright and eclectic collages. Her scrapbook-style aesthetic is created by appropriating vintage ephemera and combining it with vivid, and often humorous, imagery. 

Maria adopts a fresh approach to collage by maintaining dialogue with cultures and imagery of the past and using the style to reflect the complex world we live in. We love the precision the artist applies to collating and assembling her compositions in order to find the perfect imagery to piece together each surreal artwork. 

Maria studied 3D design at the University of Brighton. She has exhibited in both solo and group shows across the UK and Europe, as well as Hong Kong, Korea, and New York. Her artwork has been featured in The Times newspaper and in 2018 one of her artworks was selected for the Royal Academy’s 250th Summer Exhibition. 

We’ve been working with Maria Rivans since 2010.

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