There are heavens, like these, in front of which I can only sit watching the show that nature gives us. I paint the sea because it opens me to the greatness of things and I like the idea that looking at this work everyone can put aside his thoughts and enjoy the spectacle we were made for! Happy Monday and good week,
This Monday I propose you an artwork about the sea! The title is “Sunset on the wet dock”, and is an oil on canvas of 70x80cm. While I was painting, I was interested in doing something that breaks in the sunset and that’s why I put that fluorescent pink in the sky, reflected in the sea. I often need something strange, unexpected, to be able to fix in the memory what I saw. Happy Monday, and good week!
I was in Amsterdam last weekend and one of the most beautiful places there is the museum dedicated to Vincent Van Gogh. I liked most the masterpiece entitled “The Sower”. Compared to this picture Van Gogh himself said in a letter to Emile Bernard in 1888: “Snatches of memories from past times, yearnings for that infinite of which the Sower, the sheaf, are the symbols, still enchant me as before”. When I paint the sea and the Irish expanses, as […]
“If you want to be universal tells about your country” (Balzac). A friend reminded me this quote from Balzac and told me that you should never forget your roots, because they are the ones who really make it possible to talk to everyone. This large work (160x120cm), “Boat Glares”, is one of the first works that I made on the theme of the sea. In my first works the sharp movements dominate, as well as water painted in all its […]