ARTWORK > Current Paintings

Jordan Quintero, Painting, Contemporary Art, Birds, Contemporary Figurative Painting, Mythological Art, Surrealist Art, Urban, Organic, Street Art, Trees, Transformation, Visonary Art
Studio Mythologies
oil, graphite, charcoal on panel
3 ft x 2 ft, triptych, each panel 12 x 24 inches
2013

Tereus, Procne & Philomela is a brutal myth, and there is a stark juxtaposition with the graceful winged forms and deep blues of this triptych. I'm immensely interested in paradox, irony, and balance, the relation of opposites, which, to my mind, is the elemental mechanism of aesthetic beauty.