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Movies, TV. and magazines are constant source of inspiration. Fame, as flickering and shallow it can be sometimes, is very intriguing to me.

The Party (Brown), 2019

  • Manuel Santelices

    The Party (Brown), 2019

    Acrylic on vintage paper


    Dimensions: 16 H x 12 W in



    Signed by the artist

  • The worlds of fashion, society and pop culture are explored through the illustrations of Manuel Santelices, a Chilean artist and journalist living and working in New York or the last 20 years. After writing stories about style, design, art and politics for a number of magazines, including the Spanish editions of Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Esquire, and being fashion writer in New York for Vogue Mexico and Latin American for 7 years, Manuel decided to focus his attention to illustration, painting mostly with watercolors the same characters and events he covered as a journalist.