Artist Name : Emilia CantorCV


Oil on canvas
60 x 50 cm | 23.6 x 19.7 in.

USD 1,150

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Rumination, a gothic old man painting by Emilia Cantor.

Emilia Cantor’s gothic old man painting called Rumination, where the boundaries of reality blur and alternative worlds beckon. Through her surrealist canvases, Cantor challenges conventional perceptions, inviting viewers to explore the depths of imagination and emotion.

At the heart of Cantor’s artistry lies a bold exploration of color and form. Against an almost neon red backdrop, an enigmatic old man cloaked in black holds a mysterious stick, evoking feelings of unease and restlessness. The stark contrast of bright red against deep black creates a visually striking tension, imbuing the scene with an otherworldly aura.

Drawing inspiration from a diverse array of artists—including Odd Nerdrum, Hieronymus Bosch, and Francisco Goya—Cantor infuses her work with a rich artistic lineage. Her compositions, rich with narrative depth, feature ambiguous forms that serve as mysterious portals to the unknown, prompting viewers to ponder the hidden stories and emotions concealed within.

Trained at the Florence Academy of Art, Cantor seamlessly blends traditional techniques with a modernist, digital sensibility, resulting in paintings that resonate with both classical elegance and contemporary relevance. With this gothic old man painting, Cantor invites viewers to embark on a journey of discovery, where the boundaries between reality and imagination dissolve, and the mysteries of the human psyche unfold.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 1,000 – 2,000


Black, Pink, Purple, Red