Artist Spotlight: David Trullo

Trullo casts a wickedly humorous eye on the grand themes: religion, mythology, and fine art.

BY Christopher Harrity

June 15 2013 3:00 AM ET

Fishers of Men, 2006, artist’s book. Edition of 10. Box with 12 prints, signed and numbered. Canvas case cover. Digital prints on Somerset Velvet Enhanced paper, 40.5 x 56 cm

Fishers of Men (2006) explores the representation of masculinity. It is based on the figures of the Christian apostles, as examples of the "homo virtus," or man of virtues, confronted with the figure of the gay "bear" as the stereotype of the "hypermale."