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  • Fernando Bryce, El mundo en Llamas (The World in Flames), 2010–11, ink on paper, ninety-five elements, eighty-three measuring 27 1/2 x 19 5/8“, twelve measuring 39 3/8 x 27 1/2”.

    Fernando Bryce

    Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI

    Fernando Bryce’s Visión de la pintura occidental (Vision of Western Painting), 2002, consists of thirty-nine offset reproductions of canonical Western paintings hung salon style, surrounded by two additional walls of printed copies of ninety-six ink drawings aligned in double rows. The offset reproductions are original objects from the Museo de Reproducciones Pictóricas in Lima, Peru, which was initiated by the city’s Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in 1951 and closed in 1997. The museum’s aim was to provide access to reproduced European masterpieces that Peruvians could not otherwise

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