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"Nostalgia" Series It had been 4 years since I last went to Buenos Aires to see my family (family, friends, loved ones). I spent a month eagerly waiting to go, and I fully enjoyed the 20 days I was there. When I returned, I painted this series. It was two months of yearning for those encounters that flew by, and who knows when they will happen again. As usual, I first paint, express on the canvas, and then realize what those images mean to me. I realize that the palette I chose represents the colors that come to mind when I think of the Río de la Plata. They are the colors of “mate”, earth, and the “hornero” bird. "Inside" It's going into darkness, getting lost in oneself, hiding one's head for protection. The river is turbid, you can't see your feet like in a swimming pool, hence the opacity and the hardness of the reflections. ------ "Dentro" Es ir a hacia la oscuridad, ensimismarse, esconder la cabeza para protegerse. El río es turbio, no te ves los pies como en una piscina, de ahí la opacidad y lo duro de los reflejos.
Painting:Acrylic on Canvas
Size:10.6 W x 18.1 H x 0.7 D in
Ready to Hang:Yes
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"I paint so as not to get depressed, I look for recreate the sensations I feel underwater, as a way to reconstruct that place, sometimes of security and serenity, and others of vulnerability and loneliness. I compose my images with few elements to provide visual rest: a few colours and one or two figures, which are often the same character and her reflection or alter ego. I use photography as a starting point, most of the time images that I take myself. Before painting I like to study the proportion of the figure, I draw a grid that helps me place it on the support exactly in the place I want and I draw it quite detailed. Then I paint with acrylic, due to its fast drying, the strokes do not lose spontaneity." Ana Patitú was born in 1982, in Argentina. She is currently living in Barcelona.
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