The Capital Collection by Fernando Mastrangelo

The Capital Collection by Fernando Mastrangelo

The Capital Collection by Fernando Mastrangelo

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Fernando Mastrangelo[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”22984″ img_size=”full”][vc_single_image image=”22985″ img_size=”full”][vc_separator][vc_gallery type=”image_grid” images=”22986,22987,22988,22989,22990,22991,22992,22993,22994,22995,22996,22997,22998″ img_size=”100×100″ onclick=”kalium_lightbox”][vc_column_text]THE CAPITAL COLLECTION: Fernando Mastrangelo sets course for Dubai with a new series of sculptural mirrors that reference the city’s natural resources and their role in Dubai’s emergence as a powerhouse of commerce and architecture.

Mastrangelo’s use of natural materials as cultural metaphors continues in his latest series, THE CAPITAL COLLECTION. Individually titled Aurora, Marina, and Sahara, the diverse trio of mirrors are unified in their use of hand-dyed sand as their primary design material. Referencing Dubai as an architectural oasis that has emerged from a sand-covered landscape, the collection weaves a geographic narrative within its commanding visual appeal.

The Sahara mirror honors the historical importance of Dubai’s quintessential elements, sun and sand. The Marina mirror pays homage to the impact of waterways and architecture in Dubai’s man-made cityscape. Thirdly, the Aurora mirror celebrates the opulent beauty of sunsets in Dubai. Each piece in the collection is a unique tribute to the region and offers viewers a chance to visit Dubai through their own reflections.

“An intrinsic part of my artistic process is interpreting the landscape, history, and essence of a unique region through my sculptural language. I’m incredibly humbled to have that opportunity with Dubai and The Capital Collection. If the pieces capture or translate even a fraction of Dubai’s intensity and beauty, I’d consider that a success.” – Fernando Mastrangelo[/vc_column_text][lab_divider title=”RECENT IN DESIGN”][lab_portfolio_items category_filter=”no” columns=”4″ pagination_type=”hide” portfolio_query=”size:12|order_by:date|post_type:,portfolio|tax_query:1192″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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