El Sueño de La Sirena

Artist Name : Emilia CantorCV

El Sueño de La Sirena

Oil on canvas
100 x 150 cm | 39.4 x 59.1 in.

USD 5,750

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El Sueño de La Sirena, a painting by Emilia Cantor of a mermaid lying on the sand near the ocean.

Emilia Cantor’s painting of a mermaid lying on the sand called El Sueño de La Sirena, where reality and imagination intertwine in a mesmerizing tableau of color and form. Through her dark oil painting, Cantor challenges viewers to question their perceptions of reality, inviting them to explore alternative worlds and hidden narratives.

Cantor’s surrealist canvases are characterized by emotionally charged contrasts of color, with vibrant magentas, purples, and pinks set against stark blacks, creating a visual tension that captivates the eye. In this mermaid lying on the sand painting, the lone pop of purple in the mermaid’s tail hints at both tranquility and unease, leaving viewers to ponder the creature’s state of being.

Inspired by a diverse array of artists, including Odd Nerdrum, Hieronymus Bosch, and Francisco Goya, Cantor infuses her work with a rich artistic lineage. Her compositions, often featuring humanoid creatures and fantastical animals, serve as enigmatic portals to the imagination, prompting viewers to delve deeper into the hidden stories and emotions lurking beneath the surface.

Trained at the Florence Academy of Art, Cantor combines traditional skills with a modernist, digital sensibility, resulting in paintings that are both timeless and cutting-edge. With this mermaid lying on the sand painting, Cantor invites viewers on a thought-provoking journey into the unknown, where each brushstroke tells a story and every color conveys a world of emotion.

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Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 150 × 15 × 15 cm

Above USD 5,000


Black, Pink, Brown, Grey, Purple, Red, white