Monica Mendes

Com-vida 20

Material: oil on linen
Size: 26 in x 32 in cm

In times of crisis like the one we are going through now, looking upwards for a return to our prayers for a better future for humanity can be an alternative. “COM-VIDA 20” leads us to think in this direction. This idea of small pieces that help to build an impacting set gains a lot of significance in the current conjuncture, since the relations between the parts and the whole are of great complexity and, in this historical moment, it seems that they can guide the way we think about our existential path. When counting deaths as if they were just numbers, each little piece painted is essential to the content. Each life lost before the coronavirus movement, in this sense, is a small piece of mosaic. It must always be remembered as a fragment of ourselves that has left.

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  • Publiek ronde from 29-09-2021 00:00 till 30-11-2021 22:00
  • Jury ronde from 30-09-2021 00:00 till 31-10-2021 23:00

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Winner Audience Award 2021

Ilgonis Rinkis wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2021 with her painting 'MY LOVE — JUST A ONE MORE “STROKE”'.

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01/12

the 20 finalists are known!

On December 18th the professional jury got together and spent almost a whole day assessing the 46 nominated paintings that were entered.
After carefull deliberation the 20 finalists of Painting of the Year 2021 were selected.

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01/11

50 nominees

On November 1st the 50 nominees of Painting of the Year 2021 are known. These are 50 paintings with the highest average grade given by the professional jury. 

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31/10

Sales exhibiton at Art Eindhoven 2022

The 20 best paintings of Painting of the Year 2021 will be exhibited at Art Eindhoven 2022 in a special sales exhibition.

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07/04

Color of the Year 2021

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15/12

Winner of Painting of the Year 2020!!

'Anna' from Berardino Rubini is the winner of Painting of the Year 2020!

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02/12

Winner Audience Award 2020

Julanne Barry wins the Audience Award of Painting of the Year 2020 with her painting 'Joy'.

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