Buy It All, Eat It All (short statement explaining the works presented in this post, which are part of the current solo exhibition at Dio Horia gallery, Mykonos island, Greece)
The title of the show “Buy it All, Eat It All” acts as an ironic catchphrase that best depicts the ever growing consuming obsessed era. It can be perceived as an inverse mantra, that shouts for awareness and criticism through its conceptual repetition.
Todorovic brings complex, dystopian narratives to the foreground with a satirical mood and a wry wit.
These narratives do not come from an inaccessible future but they highlight problematic conditions
of current times.
In his subject matter, “sacred” personages from the fast-moving consumed goods – food and
entertainment – alongside Christian Orthodox saints who are also part of the consumption industry,
occupy a central role.
His work blends together references of Byzantine iconography and editorial cartoons. The combination
of these miscellaneous elements, highlights his craftsmanship and brings to the fore his humorous
ALEKSANDAR TODOROVIC (b. 1982, in Belgrade, Serbia) is painting socially and politically inspired art. He has presented his work in
many solo and group exhibitions in Serbia, Greece, USA, UK, France and Austria. In 2014, he was selected as one of the artists in the
Thames & Hudson book “100 painters of tomorrow”.
Juxtapoz article link on the current show:
Artsy, Behance and Blogger website links:
Work titles & technique, top to bottom:
-Buy it all, watercolor and acrylic gouache on paper, 65x100cm, 2017
-Saint Corporate Nick, egg tempera on wooden board, 24 karat gold-plating, 4,5x30x40cm, 2017
-Holy Franchise, egg tempera on wooden board, 24karat gold-plating, 5x40x50cm, 2017