Video: Abstract paintings by Elohim Sanchez: the material world under a microscope
2023 Author: Richard Flannagan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 05:58
A talented person is talented in everything. And he's not afraid to push beyond possibilities that ordinary people won't even see. This is what the director did. Elohim Sanchez … Making films of his broad personality was not enough - and he discovered the talent of an artist. And he didn't just open it: abstract paintings Is a bold attempt to create your "ideal" material world.
Elohim Sanchez began painting in 2004. And three years later he graduated from the University of Montreal, where he studied to be a director. Now Sanchez lives in Montreal, where he makes films and writes abstract paintings … At first, drawing was not a serious hobby for Elohim Sanchez. He turned to painting out of curiosity, which soon grew into a new area of artistic possibilities.
Abstract art is always, or almost always, beyond the explicable. This is due to the fact that the artist depicts not an object, but the process of perceiving an object, which is extremely subjective. Hence the variety of painting techniques: Mizu Hirano creates blurred abstractions with watercolors, Philip Allen prefers abstract geometry, Ferdinando Chamarelli brings psychedelic elements to abstraction. And Elohim Sanchez in his works makes extensive use of colored lines that define planes, surfaces and volumes. It is in the form of such lines that the artist appears material world … Drawing lines in pictures, Elohim Sanchez seems to be involved in the creation of physical objects, in the construction of the physical world.
“I don't copy what I see. I create my own forms of the world. I give them intention, direction, energy, personality and color,”the artist says. He also believes that his abstract canvases are the ideal place and way of existence for the forms of the world that he depicts. Currently, Sanchez is working on a series of paintings, where he explores the artificial world of the city, the nature of these new landscapes and their impact on human life.
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