Constructo (Cervantes)

Artist Name : Adrián ArguedasCV

Constructo (Cervantes)

Oil on fabric
74 x 107 cm | 29.1 x 42.1 in.

USD 6,000

Shipping and applicable sales tax calculated at checkout


This oil painting by Adrián Arguedas is inspired by the literary works of Cervantes, transporting viewers into a surreal realm where traditional scenery meets playful fantasy.

Arguedas masterfully depicts the rolling fields, majestic mountains, and expansive sky of Costa Rica, evoking a sense of tranquility and wonder. Against this backdrop, a vibrant array of balloons featuring beloved cartoon characters such as Hello Kitty and Minions floats gracefully overhead, adding a touch of lighthearted charm, as well a sense of the uncanny, to the scene.

Arguedas’ unique blend of realism and imagination invites viewers to contemplate the intersection of reality and fantasy as did Cervantes, inviting them to explore the depths of their own imagination.

The juxtaposition of the serene scenery with the unexpected presence of the oversized balloons rising above Costa Rica creates a sense of wonder and curiosity. The painting serves as a captivating homage to the natural splendour of Costa Rica, while also referencing Adrián Arguedas’ typical exploration of the intricate interplay with humanity and the environment. Arguedas has an affinity for appropriating commonplace imagery and recontextualising it in unexpected scenarios, echoing Surrealist tendencies.

Shipping: This artwork will be rolled for shipment.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

Above USD 5,000


Black, Blue, Pink, Brown, Green, Orange, Purple, Red, white, Yellow