Narcisismo y Emblema/Narcissism & Emblem is
the artist´s book and catalogue of an exhibition that never
At the beginning of the 90´s Veroni was working intensely
on painting, that genre that brings with - more than any other media
- issues involving insertion and acceptance in conventional artistic
circuits. Aware of this dependence, RV decided to approach painting
as a field for experimentation and reflection, whilst he carried
on with his activities in public art projects through printmaking.
The book contains a series of reflections about the narcissism of
a painter and the emblem that he chooses to represent himself. Through
RV´s texts we can trace the origin of subsequent works, with
their symbols inserted in the cityscape in similar way that used
in his last series of paintings,
The book narrates the "encounter" with a street graffiti:
a heart with crossed bones. The text describes the identification
with the symbol, the making of a kite following the symbol shape,
its inaugural flight in the city and the starting of a series of
paintings about this subject.
Narcisismo y Emblema is an edition of 300, numbered and signed.
The size is 16 x 25 cm. with 16 pages entirely screenprinted on
Conqueror Verge of 220 and 130 gms. Printed at the studio in Pedro
Goyena Street. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1993.