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OCTAVIO OCAMPO (1943), MEXICAN PAINTER – Experience the magic

Note: The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors and to those who have given them. The sole purpose of this site is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.

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OCTAVIO OCAMPO – The longer one looks at his work, the more is revealed

Octavio Ocampo 1/4 – was born 28 February 1943 in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico. He was growing up in a family of designers. He first studied art as a little boy. Professor Salvador Zuniga directed the local art school in his hometown. At art school, Ocampo constructed papier mache figures for floats, altars, and ornaments that were used during carnival parades and other festivals. ...

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OPTICAL ILLUSION PAINTINGS with a double meanings

As it has been confirmed over and over again, sometimes there is much more to the eye than you can initially perceive. We are going to present you three painters to enjoy the optical illusion they’ve created and to play with what you can see in their artworks. Which of these paintings do you like the most? OCTAVIO OCAMPO (Mexico) – Octavio ...

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SANTIAGO GARCIA (1974), URUGUAYAN PAINTER – Converse shoes and wild animals

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NEW FIGURATION by SANTIAGO GARCIA – where we’ve been and where we’re going.

SANTIAGO GARCIA 1/4 – the artist was born in 1974 in Montevideo, Uruguay. When Santiago Garcia was growing up, he often explored the fields and meadows that surrounded his home. He was fascinated with the animals that roamed the countryside. He studied biology in college first. As self-taught painter, Garcia produced an immense body of work in his early years. ...

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VASKO TASKOVSKI (1937), MACEDONIAN PAINTER – the idea is not a flash and theme of horses

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Post modern surreal fantasies by VASKO TASKOVSKI – provoking spectators to think

VASKO TASKOVSKI 1/4 – He was born in 1937 in the village of Nižopole, Bitola in the southwestern part of the Macedonia (former Yugoslavia). As the first post-war generation of children, there were no books for primers in school in Macedonian language. Children learned more verbally and without a program. His first teacher was Slavjanka (a partisan), dressed in a ...

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EPICALLY PAINTING

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ANJOLIE ELA MENON, INDIAN PAINTER – Working inside media diversity

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JOHANNES VERMEER / THE GEOGRAPHER – Masterpieces from the World’s Museums in the Hermitage, until November 11, 2016

Johannes Vermeer, is one of the best known artists of Holland’s Golden Age. His refined painting technique, experiments with optics and perspective. Vermeer’s life and work, are connected with the city of Delft. In 1669, Vermeer painted “The Geographer”. It is a small “cabinet picture” that the artist signed twice. In the interior of a study (illuminated by daylight entering ...

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