Melancolía 2

Artist Name : Emilia CantorCV

Melancolía 2

Oil on linen
45 x 45 cm | 17.7 x 17.7 in.

USD 1,150

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Emilia Cantor’s melancholia oil painting called Melancolía 2 where reality merges with the surreal to provoke introspection and curiosity. Cantor’s surrealist canvases challenge conventional notions of reality, inviting viewers to explore alternative worlds through emotionally charged color contrasts and evocative imagery.

In Cantor’s haunting landscapes, vast expanses of grey ocean serve as a backdrop for enigmatic scenes populated by humanoid figures and fantastical creatures. Stark black juxtaposed with vibrant magentas, purples, and pinks creates a visual tension that imbues her work with a sense of otherworldliness and unease.

Inspired by the surrealists of the past, including Odd Nerdrum, Hieronymus Bosch, and Francisco Goya, Cantor infuses her paintings with a rich narrative depth that leaves viewers questioning the hidden stories and emotions within. Each canvas becomes a mysterious portal, beckoning the observer to embark on an imaginative journey into the unknown.

With formal training from the Florence Academy of Art, Cantor seamlessly blends traditional techniques with a modernist, digital sensibility, resulting in paintings that are at once timeless and contemporary. This melancholia oil painting is not simply a work of art; it is a gateway to a world of introspection and wonder, where the boundaries between reality and fantasy blur, and the emotions stirred within are as vast and mysterious as the ocean itself.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 50 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 1,000 – 2,000


Black, Blue, Pink, Brown, Green, Grey, Indigo, Orange, white, Yellow


medium, small