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"Historias Inconexas" ["Unrelated stories"]

A book containing prints on copper with human figures. It shows isolated people and loving couples. Abstract meaningful abstract watercolours.
Illustrated with abstract watercolours on China paper. Hard covers with hand-decorated endpapers. Bound in raw linen with titles displayed in needlework. Pages are printed on special print paper. Signed. One copy is preserved in the Museum of Modern Prints of the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid.

Etching, aquatint, dry point in black and white.
30cm x 24cm
This artist book has three copies, containing about six etchings with aquatint and dry point of human nudes, and about two abstract watercolours plus a printed colophon.

"Little Crowds VI"

Different realities, apparently unconnected but for all their distance they co-exist in the same world, and one could become the other without previous notice.

Mixed Media on Canvas
50cm x 54cm
Different realities, apparently unconnected but for all their distance they are involved in the same world, emotions, and one could become the other without previous notice.

"Playtime"

A free version of Joe Hogan's character Mr Sniffy in "Playtime", from "Gentlemanly travels and pursuits". Oils and collage on board.

Mixed Media
28cm x 30cm
I fancied making a free copy of Joe Hogan's "Playtime", which I found so amusing I loved it instantly. But the character was too much dressed up and a pinch of irony would do him well.
i mo mu

i mo mu

An image of Muslim children in Afgahanistan looking through a window as invading tanks are passing by; surrounded by childish toys and childish strokes and writings on an abstract colourful backgound.

Oil on Board
81cm x 100cm
Two children glare at the invading tanks in their village. They are children and their experience and emotional baggage are different. This is a postmodernistic view of the drama involving images and feelings.
The Brighton trip I (Last train to London)

The Brighton trip I (Last train to London)

After a lazy day of vacation in Brighton, wandering with friends, in pubs, the seashore, the Royal Pavilion and all, returning to London can be a tricky affair.

Original
Mixed Media
81cm x 100cm
Can be seen at Galeria Gaudi
A young couple in Brighton looking for the "last train to London", with recent memories of pleasure, friends, beach, pubs, what else? A missing train can be a difficulty.

"Someone"

A young man crossing a treet in Los Angeles under a glaring sun in the middle of a blueish atmosphere full of confusing signs that lead somewhere whre the mind strays off.

Original
Oil on Wood
61cm x 58cm
OUR WORLD IS FULL OF CONFUSING SIGNALS AND BEACONS. AS PEOPLE, WE THINK THEY ARE LEADING SOMEWHERE, IN AN INDIRECT WAY BUT IT'S DIFFICULT TO FIND OUT WHETHER THEY ARE REALLY SIGNALLING ANYTHING OR ARE JUST CHANCE APPEARANCES.

"There and back"

Oil and collage on canvas mounted on board.

Original
Oil on Wood
61cm x 52cm
A young woman is briskly walking towards what might be an airport, amid a collection of hints, souvenirs, and a predella without much sense.

"Little Crowds VI"

Different realities, apparently unconnected but for all their distance they co-exist in the same world, and one could become the other without previous notice.

Mixed Media on Canvas
50cm x 54cm
Different realities, apparently unconnected but for all their distance they are involved in the same world, emotions, and one could become the other without previous notice.

"LA Piazza"

A view of a square in Rome, in graphite and oilpaint on a screenprint on canvas.

Mixed Media
90cm x 130cm
Can be seen at Galeria Gaudi
An urban landscape representing the Piazza Cavour in Rome, done on a screenprint on canvas with graphite and oils. I made two versions of the original sketch quickly pencilled on a drawing book sheet. One is already in New York. The other one is this, more austere.

"Sabrina Love"

A confusing reality, men after girls, a young woman negotiating her price.

Oil on Board
90cm x 110cm
A woman is being requested to do love with a paying stranger.
i mo mu

i mo mu

An image of Muslim children in Afgahanistan looking through a window as invading tanks are passing by; surrounded by childish toys and childish strokes and writings on an abstract colourful backgound.

Oil on Board
81cm x 100cm
Two children glare at the invading tanks in their village. They are children and their experience and emotional baggage are different. This is a postmodernistic view of the drama involving images and feelings.

"LA Piazza"

A view of a square in Rome, in graphite and oilpaint on a screenprint on canvas.

Mixed Media
90cm x 130cm
Can be seen at Galeria Gaudi
An urban landscape representing the Piazza Cavour in Rome, done on a screenprint on canvas with graphite and oils. I made two versions of the original sketch quickly pencilled on a drawing book sheet. One is already in New York. The other one is this, more austere.

"Sabrina Love"

A confusing reality, men after girls, a young woman negotiating her price.

Oil on Board
90cm x 110cm
A woman is being requested to do love with a paying stranger.

"Untitled by children"

Abstract work incorporating found moulded and "couture" objects, a figurative corner and samples of childish calligraphy.

Mixed Media
80cm x 100cm

£1,000.00 Framed
A large white field with traces of writing by children, postmodernistic display of figuration, abstract and found objects, mainly buttons.
Summertime

Summertime

The heat of summer drags everything into it.
Oilpainting and collage. Two images are printed on the canvas from a couple of original etched copper plates.

Oil on Linen
35cm x 65cm
Red signifies heat, passion, lassitude and the summer heat drags everything into it. A slice of lemon equals the burning sun.

"Shift" ("Turno")

The faces of two different women, apart in time and place, though with common roles, beauty, seduction and luxury, and melancholy.

Original
Oil on Board
20cm x 20cm
The face of a woman interpreted in two fashions, of different times, station in life, and tasks. One from the XX century, the other from the Renaissance.

"THE BISCUIT"

Oils on canvas mounted on panel, collage of adhesive tape.

Original
Oil on Wood
61cm x 58cm

£300.00
Reality is made up of more things than meet the eye, distinguishable objects or persons, veils, scribbles, atmosphere, thought. The painter's intention and the spectators desires.
9/11/73

9/11/73

The military coup in Chile by Gral Pinochet when the presidential palace La Moneda was bombarded and partly destroyed and a horrendous era for a majority of the population began. - Oil and collage on linen.

Original
Oil on Linen
47.5cm x 55.5cm

"Historias Inconexas" ["Unrelated stories"]

A book containing prints on copper with human figures. It shows isolated people and loving couples. Abstract meaningful abstract watercolours.
Illustrated with abstract watercolours on China paper. Hard covers with hand-decorated endpapers. Bound in raw linen with titles displayed in needlework. Pages are printed on special print paper. Signed. One copy is preserved in the Museum of Modern Prints of the Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid.

Etching, aquatint, dry point in black and white.
30cm x 24cm
This artist book has three copies, containing about six etchings with aquatint and dry point of human nudes, and about two abstract watercolours plus a printed colophon.

"Playtime"

A free version of Joe Hogan's character Mr Sniffy in "Playtime", from "Gentlemanly travels and pursuits". Oils and collage on board.

Mixed Media
28cm x 30cm
I fancied making a free copy of Joe Hogan's "Playtime", which I found so amusing I loved it instantly. But the character was too much dressed up and a pinch of irony would do him well.

"Untitled by children"

Abstract work incorporating found moulded and "couture" objects, a figurative corner and samples of childish calligraphy.

Mixed Media
80cm x 100cm

£1,000.00 Framed
A large white field with traces of writing by children, postmodernistic display of figuration, abstract and found objects, mainly buttons.