Ryan De La Hoz
About the artist
Ryan De La Hoz was born September 26th 1985 and is based in San Francisco, CA. He has exhibited his work in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Baltimore, Seattle, the Philippines, Japan, Hong Kong,Germany, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has been published by FLJ Magazine in Tokyo, IdN Magazine in Hong Kong, Museums Press in the UK, and Beautiful/Decay in the US. In 2011 he was the recipient of the Canson Wet Paint Grant. His work deals with loss, hope, isolation, freedom from oppression,the destruction of natural resources, myth, magic, and the pursuit of happiness among other topics.
About the print
"With the print I'm continuing a loose dialogue about how the past affects the future (present). In this case the famous 'Statue of Diadoumenos (youth tying a fillet around his head)' is inverted to reveal the gaze of another unknown statue/face of antiquity." - Ryan De La Hoz