Art Delivery Van has been handling some terrific art recently. We just picked up this painting by artist Maria Berrio from a prestigious Chelsea gallery and delivered it to a happy collector’s home. The work on canvas was too large to fit in the elevator at the collector’s residence, so we were entrusted with removing the artwork from its original stretcher at the gallery. We then transported and re-stretched the artwork on site.
Maria Berrio’s art installed in its new home
Maria Berrio was born in Bogata, Columbia in 1982 and currently lives and works in Brooklyn. She received her BFA from Parsons School of Design in2004 and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2007. She began exhibiting in solo shows while still a student in places like Pratt Manhattan Gallery and Florida International University. She’s also been represented at prestigious art fairs including Miami Basel, Pinta, and Art Southampton. Berrio’s work is well suited to public spaces and she has created murals in Mexico and Harlem as well as a museum dioramas. Her work is represented in numerous private collections and has been noted in publications as diverse as ArtNet and Vanity Fair.
The team removing the original stretcher at the gallery, then re-stretching on site
Conceptually, Berrio’s work addresses the idea of the feminine; the idea that there is a willful construct of womanhood that precedes the physical. In some works, she plays with the duality of the natural and transcendental. This can be represented in her materials, for example, the juxtaposition of charcoal and gold leaf. In her artist statement she says, “These works serve to depict trademark feminine distillations of sensitivity, creation, and change .”
Our team loves to work with prestigious clients and artists like Maria Berrios, but our projects are wide-ranging. We can deliver and install an individual work of art to a collector’s home or transport dozens of pieces to gallery shows, art fairs, offices or events. You can request a quote here: http://artdeliveryvan.com/. We look forward to having the chance to work with you!