Istoria II

Series of paintings that implement ISTORIA, a concept by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), that emphasized that painting was "not to impress by its size but rather by its monumentality and dramatic content.”

La Mosca, 1998
La Mosca, 1998

oil on canvas, paper, 213 x 213 cm

La Mosca, 1998
La Mosca, 1998

detail

El Inquisidor, 1998
El Inquisidor, 1998

oil on canvas, burnt matches, 213 x 213 cm

El Inquisidor, 1998
El Inquisidor, 1998

detail

www.com, 1997
www.com, 1997

16 oil paintings on canvas, string, 30 x 23 cm each.

Pause, 1998
Pause, 1998

oil on canvas, video tape, 127 x 107 cm

The Altruists (detail), 1998
The Altruists (detail), 1998

6 oil paintings on canvas, acetate, 81 x 55 cm each

The Altruists, 1998
The Altruists, 1998

detail

ISTORIA II, 1998

Istoria, Brewster Arts, New York, USA, 1998