Tara de la Garza

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Tara de la Garza
Lot #030

Cochlea Ignus Bartletti  2017

Limited edition giclee print; matted

12 x 16"

Minimum Bid: $120
Buy Now Price: $180
Value: $300

This multimedia work, pieced together from various natural history images creates a taxonomy of puzzling hybrid species. The work straddles an uneasy juncture between biological diversity and unchecked genetic modification. A depiction of a fantasy sci-fi world, sans humans, where nature evolves chaotically but wholeheartedly. In a time when history and data are blatantly falsified, when we learn not to trust what we see, these works tune us into the impossible harmony of form. De la Garza’s work taps into the primal joy we experience when seeing harmony in nature and our natural curiosity when we encounter something that challenges our assumptions.

Artist Bio:

Tara de la Garza is an Irish/Australian multidisciplinary artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally with the The Lodge Gallery NYC, San Diego Art Institute, No Longer Empty, Chashama, Figment, MassMOCA, and Aggregate Space Gallery. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tara studied a BFA at Curtin University in Australia. taradelagarza.com