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The Gattuso Edition Supporting Donor Packages of $500, $750 and $1,000 include tickets to the auction, subscriptions and each donor receives the exclusive 2019 Gattuso Edition Pet rock by Vanessa Maltese. Contact Kate at info@cmagazine.com or donate now at CanadaHelps.org

A gift to supporting donors and the first 25 ticket purchasers plus an additional five to be selected by a draw during the auction (odds are very good!), the C Auction Gattuso Edition Pet rock by Vanessa Maltese is a hand-patinated and painted bronze sculpture cast from a found stone. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to a face with two eyes and a furrowed brow, “Pet rock” explores the psychological phenomenon of pareidolia, in which recognizable patterns are seen in random visual material. The Gattuso Edition is generously supported by

Vanessa Maltese
Pet rock
Patinated bronze, lacquer, enamel paint
Edition of 55 unique pieces + 1AP

Vanessa Maltese explores human perception and attempts to draw out psychological responses where phenomenology and the acts of seeing and being are addressed and challenged. Maltese holds a BFA from OCAD University, and is the winner of the 2012 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, as well as the 2018 recipient of the Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Program Prize. Recent and notable exhibitions include Night Gallery (Los Angeles), Shane Campbell Gallery (Chicago), Nicelle Beauchene Gallery (New York), Greenpoint Terminal Gallery (Brooklyn), Halsey McKay (East Hampton), Carl Louie (London, ON), the Power Plant (Toronto) and COOPER COLE (Toronto). Her work has been reviewed in national and international publications including in Frieze, Artforum and C Magazine. Maltese currently lives and works in Toronto and is represented by COOPER COLE (Toronto).