Artist Name : Emilia CantorCV


Oil on canvas
100 x 70 cm | 39.4 x 27.6 in.

USD 2,000

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Sophos, a witch and elephant painting by Emilia Cantor

Emilia Cantor’s witch and elephant painting called Sophos, where whimsy and mystery collide in a captivating dance of color and form. Through her surrealist canvases, Cantor invites viewers to transcend the boundaries of reality and explore alternative worlds where the unexpected reigns supreme.

Cantor’s artistry is characterized by emotionally charged color contrasts, where vibrant magentas, purples, and pinks converge with stark blacks to create a visually arresting tension. Against this backdrop, enigmatic forms—a witch in a pointy hat whispering to a purple elephant—beckon the viewer into a realm of enchantment and intrigue.

Inspired by a diverse array of artistic influences, from Odd Nerdrum to Hieronymus Bosch and Francisco Goya, Cantor infuses her work with a rich artistic lineage. Her formal training at the Florence Academy of Art endowed her with traditional skills and techniques, which she now melds seamlessly with a modernist, digital sensibility.

Each of Cantor’s compositions is a tapestry of hidden stories and emotions, inviting viewers to unravel the mysteries that lie beneath the surface. With this witch and elephant painting, Cantor challenges preconceived notions of reality and invites us to embark on an imaginative journey where the boundaries between fantasy and truth blur into delightful ambiguity.

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 1,000 – 2,000


Black, Grey, Purple, white