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Maria Rivans

Maria Rivans is a contemporary British artist, known for her scrapbook-style collage aesthetic.  Maria studied 3D design at the University of Brighton and started her career as a jewellery designer.

A mash-up of Surrealism meets Pop-Art, Rivans’s work re-appropriates vintage ephemera to create dreamy realms, which transport the viewer into fantastical worlds of the imaginary.  Each piece suffused with vivid colour, arresting imagery, intricate detail, and finished with a dusting of subtle humour.

The visual artists who have defined Rivans’ work include: Max Ernst; Frida Kahlo; Robert Rauschenberg; Richard Hamilton; David Hockney; Sarah Lucas; and Tracey Emin.  Maria’s influences also span music, film and fashion; David Bowie, Vivienne Westwood, Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch all having a huge impact on her practice.

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