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JAVIER CALLEJA (B. 1971)
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JAVIER CALLEJA (B. 1971)

WHAT?

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JAVIER CALLEJA (B. 1971)
WHAT?
signed, titled and dated ‘WHAT? 2018 Javier Calleja’ (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
195 × 162 cm. (76 . × 63 . in.)
Painted in 2018
Provenance
Artual Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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“Every character is a little bit of a self-portrait. So it's me in each one a little bit. My mom asked me, "Javi, you can paint girls. Why you don't paint girls?" I say, "Because I'm not a girl. Every one of these is me."” - Javier Calleja

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