Janaina Tschãpe

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The German/Brzilian artist Janaina Tschäpe Tschäpe's work creates an environment of dream and fantasy, where the everyday world metamorphoses into a mythical place, populated by fabricated creatures and florescent vegetation. Tschäpe created this edition on the occasion of her 2008 solo exhibition at IMMA


Born in Munich, Germany, in 1973, Janaina Tschäpe spent a great deal of her childhood in São Paulo, Brazil, her mother’s hometown. In 1992 she moved to Hamburg and attended the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, where she received her degree in fine art. Tschäpe has exhibited extensively in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Her most recent solo shows include Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, 2006; Contemporary Museum of Art, St Louis, 2006; Paço das Artes, São Paulo, 2006; Galerie Xippas, Athens, 2007, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, 2007 and Fortes Vilaca, São Paulo, 2009. She currently lives and works in New York.

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Sultry Moon, 2008

  • Giclée print
  • Image size: 28 x 40cm
  • Signed and numbered by the artist
  • Edition of 50
  • Free catalogue with purchase
  • Published by IMMA Editions in association with Stoney Road Press

  • €50 full price
  • €45 IMMA members price