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Acting as homage to his memories, Armenter based his rug design on a cosmopolitan mandala. Featuring a staircase or a spiral towards the centre, the pattern is inspired by Snakes and Ladders, a game where everything depends on chance.
Xano Armenter
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Xano Armenter

Born in Las Palmas in a Catalan family, Armenter studied graphic design and art at the Escola Eina in Barcelona. The artist looks to Catalan informalism, emergent local conceptualism and pop for inspiration.

In 1980, Armenter moved to New York, to study at the School of Visual Arts with Milton Glaser (1981), and at the New York Academy (1982). Living in the East Village, he was curious about the influence of “pattern painting”, an ephemeral movement with a high impact…

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