The artistry of Gerardo de Sousa has been featured in Sunset magazine and in Keepers of the Arts, a beautiful hardcover book available through Novica.
"Images of harmony between man and nature have always been present in my work, since the first phase of my painting. Integrating people with trees and rivers set against sunny, dry landscapes. My concern with the environment has always been apparent.
"My happy childhood in the northeast of Brazil also marks my style, which is influenced by all the history of painting, from ancient Byzantine styles to the present day Tarsila do Amaral. I want to present a message of peace and fraternity between man and all living beings. I search for the truth. I try to portray the religion of man – the presence of good in each person, no matter what their creed. Today my urban environment also influences me. I portray many figures of mothers, lovers and everything that I see in the streets that moves me. Ever since I was a child I have had an enormous desire to create. That creativity began with poetry; today I am a poet of colors.
"I have enormous dreams for the future. I developed a new material from sugar cane that can be used to shape jars, sculptures, small furniture and many decorative parts in general. I believe that this material can replace wood in the manufacturing of frames, which would save many trees. I want to launch this new material and to share this technique with many others.
"I have participated in more exhibitions than I can remember, honestly, and I'm happy to have won several awards in Venezuela, Canada, New York, New Jersey, Geneva and Paris."
Pantigoso turns her brush to women on the Peruvian coast. Working in stained glass colors, she creates a trio of canvases in which soaring lines move perfectly from one to another. "I explore the life and customs of women who fish for a living and who....read more
Sánchez makes reference to the florists of the Peruvian highlands. Faces with shared features gaze at the viewer and seem to speak. Enveloped in sunny color, the women reach forward to proffer fresh cut flowers.
Alone in the room, she leans forward to rest her head on her arm. He soft pink body relaxes as she drifts off to sleep. Emilio Medeiros depicts the young nude in cubist style, dividing the canvas into warm colors to the left and cool tones on the right.....read more
A cheerful and well-balanced palette of colors drives this abstract painting by Indonesian artists Harman. Using Cubist techniques in this work from his 'Composition' series, the artist creates a melodic flow that draws the viewer's eye inward toward....read more
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