Principio y Fin

Principio y Fin


Oil on canvas 

70 x 90 cm | 27.6 x 35.4 in. 

USD 3,500

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Principio y Fin, a hyperreal figure painting by Gilberto Ramírez

Gilberto Ramírez Chaves’ hyperreal figure painting called Principio y Fin, where reality and illusion merge to create captivating portraits of the human experience. As a master of contemporary hyperrealism, Ramírez Chaves delves deep into the complexities of intimacy, loneliness, and the mysteries of life and death, inviting viewers to explore the enigmatic landscapes of the soul.

Influenced by artistic luminaries such as Joaquín Soroya, Rembrandt, and Diego Velásquez, Ramírez Chaves brings a personal perspective to his depictions of figures and landscapes. From intimate portraits of adults and children to mesmerizing renderings of the female nude, each painting is imbued with a sense of depth and emotion.

Adopting a mathematical approach to his craft, Ramírez Chaves meticulously considers proportions and the revered “Golden Ratio” to create compositions of balance and symmetry. Through his precise technique, he reveals the innate perfection found in nature, capturing the essence of Costa Rica’s rich scenery and its inhabitants.

In his latest body of work, Ramírez Chaves explores a freer, more abstract aesthetic, infusing his canvases with vibrant colors and dynamic shapes. Inspired by natural forms such as ferns, aquatic plants, and birds, his paintings imagine new atmospheres that celebrate the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

With this hyperreal figure painting, Gilberto Ramírez Chaves invites viewers to embark on a journey of discovery, where every brushstroke reveals a deeper truth about the human condition and the world around us.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 2,000 – 5,000


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