Symbolic realism


What is Symbolic Realism?

A pictorial movement as a method of analysis of our closest reality, to reach the truth that hides behind deceptive appearances.


The coinage of this term to define the style of my pictorial production is due to the fact that the appearance of certain elements in each work are not fortuitous, on the contrary, they respond to a previous selection to act as mere keys to a language internal and own that lead to deciphering a message that wants to go beyond the kind aesthetic contemplation.

In this way, the dry leaves symbolize the inexorable passage of time, the finitude of the earth, a reliable result of an important Baroque influence. This concept is repeated in several works, for example: “Presentimiento”, “Reading some old letters” or “Soledad musicada”.

In the painting titled “Rosa”, the anecdotally real name of the model, the leafless rose not only represents femininity, lost innocence, but also responds to the well-known phrase of the poet Federico García Lorca: “Youth is a rose that dies “. The male is symbolized by the plant that appears in the background to the right, popularly known as Adam’s Rib.

“They say that, since I learned to express myself verbally, I manifested a fervent and unwavering desire: TO PAINT



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