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ERRÓ

Guðmundur Guðmundsson, known as Erró, is a postmodern Icelandic artist, born on July 19, 1932 in Ólafsvík. He is the co-founder of the pictorial movement of Narrative Figuration in France.

In a comic book universe, Erró brings together cartoon figures and historical despots. He constantly gathers visuals from newspapers, advertising, and illustration to create his collages, cultural samples from all the countries he travels to. In this way, Chinese propaganda and comics can be found on the same plane.

He creates visual shocks, mixing both temporality and borders. His drawings are resolutely engaged, addressing political and historical themes head-on. He uses humor and derision to animate the subjects he tackles: totalitarian regimes, consumer society, and the war in Iraq are among his main focal points.

A major retrospective showcasing his 50 years of work and collages was held at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2010.

Artiste - Erro
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