This series of still-lifes were painted in different techniques and made exclusively to order for the decoration of several high end restaurants in Havana.
If an island is technically “a piece of land surrounded by water”, then this series of paintings is my parody. This gallery is made up of a pictorial process that begins with photographing images of the sea from a television screen and ends with the painting of said images. The viewer then faces an archetype of the sea so that the island is not in the picture, but in who observes it.
“We are happy here!”
- Popular Cuban saying
The Happy State is a series of pictures painted from images of pornographic films, captured from the screen of a television. They represent the facial expressions of the actresses at the time of supposed orgasm. The pretense is to represent an image of ecstasy and happiness. Everything about this screams “facade".”
This series of birds were painted with the technique of watercolor upon receiving a request to decorate a room full of telephone operators and no windows. The woman who worked there complained that they spent all day locked up without seeing a sliver of sunlight.
These paintings were made for a Japanese restaurant whose name was The Plum Tree.
These paintings of floral motifs were created for the decoration of the airport in Moa, Cuba. The flowers replicated in this artwork are autochthonous species of the region.