Alta Gracia, 2022, Oil, gold leaf, acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36" x 1.5"
The ocean is the beginning of life on Earth, and symbolizes formlessness, the unfathomable, and chaos. The ocean can also be seen as a symbol of stability, as it can exist largely unchanged for centuries.
Alta Gracia is a captivating work with its intense hues of deep blue on top of thicken texture and dense grooves on canvas. The menina figure in sheets of gold leaf with symbols of living formations and colorful systimatishapes.