Euterpe - Musa de la música - Fernando Toledo - Acrylic on canvas - 100x120cm - 2012

Euterpe - Musa de la música - Fernando Toledo - Acrylic on canvas - 100x120cm - 2012


From March 2012 to April 2012 – Galeria de Arte, Montecani

In my work, I seek the vital force of color, pure and illuminated like the windows in the old colonial churches that surrounded my childhood in the streets of Habana Vieja, (Cuba). At the same time I touch upon present-day subjects such as nostalgia, solitude, or individual freedom. I attempt to find hope, light … digging into human and divine areas, from before and after, it is my life experience, my natural instinct, everything manifested in the woman as a starting point, as a source of all creation, undoubtedly a personal fascination of mine…

Erato - Musa de la Elegía - Fernando Toledo - Acrylic on canvas - 100x100cm - 2012


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s a path, I am interested in spontaneity, passionate and free execution, figurative art, the uninhibited strokes of the paintbrush, choosing the lines and the color almost emulating stained-glass windows to consecrate the ordinary daily life represented, to make sacred those moments where we are truly ourselves, without social pressures or forming a self image, as simple as life itself.

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