Artist Name : Emilia CantorCV



Oil on canvas

61 x 51 cm | 24 x 20.1 in.

USD 3,150

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Aglaope a mermaid painting by Emilia Cantor

Embark on a journey into the surreal depths of Emilia Cantor’s mermaid painting called Aglaope, where the boundaries of reality blur and defiance reigns supreme. Through her surrealist canvases, Cantor challenges conventional perceptions, inviting viewers to explore alternative worlds brimming with enigmatic forms and emotionally charged contrasts.

With a palette rich in magenta, purples, and pinks juxtaposed against stark black, Cantor creates a visually arresting tension that transports viewers to realms of otherworldly beauty and mystery. The elfish-looking mermaid, half-submerged in dark, swampy waters, becomes a symbol of defiance against the constraints of the known.

Inspired by a diverse array of artistic influences, including Odd Nerdrum, Hieronymus Bosch, and Francisco Goya, Cantor infuses her work with a rich tapestry of narrative depth and symbolism. Each painting serves as a mysterious portal, inviting viewers to delve beneath the surface and uncover hidden stories and emotions.

Trained at the Florence Academy of Art, Cantor seamlessly blends traditional techniques with a modernist, digital sensibility, resulting in compositions that are both timeless and cutting-edge. Through her artistry, Cantor challenges us to question our preconceived notions of reality and invites us to embrace the unknown with courage and curiosity.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

Black, Brown, Green, Orange




USD 2,000 – 5,000