AboutCampoli Presti is pleased to present the first exhibition by the Argentinian artist, Valentina Liernur in London opening on 5th September. Liernur was born in Buenos Aires where she trained in painting and dramatic arts, later studying at the Staedelschule in Frankfurt. Her practice focuses on painting and the possibilities of the bi-dimensional picture plane in order to explore contrasting elements such as masculine/feminine, amateur/professional, chaos/control, high/low culture, local/global. Liernur's paintings often put into relation the mode of functioning of the fashion industry with modernist utopian ideals.
She will present a new series of wall based denim works focusing on denim's various treatments as indicators of value and distinction within the fashion industry, as well as referencing early avant-garde's aggressions to painting's support.