Bruja 1

Artist Name : Sylvia LaksCV

Bruja 1


Oil on linen

130 x 86 cm | 51.2 x 33.9 in.

USD 3,000

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Sylvia Laks’ portraits are drawn from diverse themes and influences, including the human body, identity, memory, landscape, and spirituality. Working with a variety of materials, from charcoal and pastel drawings to oil painting on linen, Laks invites us to explore a myriad of mythical and mystical worlds from the realms of her imagination.

This witch and mask painting – Bruja 1 – depicts a witch seated, looking up and out of the canvas, although her expression is elusive, creating an enigmatic and intriguing presence. The witch hold a mask in each hand, with some floating around her, suggesting an element of magic and transformation. The imagery in this witch and mask painting taps into themes of female energy and witchy spells, evoking the sense of a higher power with control over unseen forces. Laks captures the essence of the witch as both powerful and inscrutable, blending the mystical with the enigmatic.

Laks’s ability to blend realism with elements of the mystical and symbolic provides viewer with thought-provoking experiences. She focuses on the psychological expression of her characters, tapping into their emotions and inviting you to glimpse into their souls, and unravel their curious narratives. Her portraits are enigmatic, where feminine beauty unites with powerful natural forces, creating a delicate balance that is both soothing and unsettling. 

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Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 100 × 15 × 15 cm

USD 2,000 – 5,000


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