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Jarauta Rabiosa Tatoo-Pamplona (Spain)

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71.1 x 50.8 cm
28 x 20.00 in

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Paintings

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c99aa175

Oil on canvas

1953 , Spain

"Tomás Castaño was born in Santander (Spain) in 1953. An internationally renowned artist, self-taught, he has forged himself, based on tenacity and enthusiasm, opting for a realistic painting style, which he approaches by capturing constructed, well-drawn compositions , worrying about composition and drawing, controls perspective and also the faculties that have led him to achieve a landscape artist status characterized by his architectural work. His work is characterized by a serene and poetic realism, which translates the artist's delight in the expression of streets, buildings and traditional facades. His paintings capture the magic of the aesthetics of the old, and convey all the warmth and humanization of environments not transformed by current life. He has shown his work in collective exhibitions in several countries such as the USA, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Holland, France, Portugal, Argentina, Italy and numerous individual and collective exhibitions in the territory Spanish. He has represented Cantabria at the Florence Biennale in the 2005 edition. His work is recognized for the peculiar style and atmosphere that he creates in the finishing of his series of old taverns. His work appears in the collections in Spain, France, Australia, Portugal, Greece, Taiwan, India, United Kingdom, Mexico, Puerto Rico, USA and Costa Rica. In 2012 he was invited by The General Electric Company, USA to participate in GE's 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month art exhibition. In 2012 he was invited by the Bellarte Gallery Seoul-Korea to participate in the 2012 and 2013 Seoul Ibero-American Art Fair, showing his work alongside works by prestigious artists such as Fernando Botero, Oswaldo Guayasamin, Rufino Tamayo and Roberto Fabelo. In 2015 he was selected to exhibit at the most important Asia-Pacific event ART REVOLUTION TAIPEI 2016 (Taiwan). He has been selected as a finalist for the Art Revolution Taipei Competition 2017, 2018 and 2019, obtaining the Gallery award in the last edition. In 2022 he will be at this important fair. Again in 2023 he has been a finalist in ART revolution Taipei and also invited to participate in the mentioned fair. His work is permanently displayed in Cromática Museo. Toledo, the only museum in the world with painted musical instruments. In November 2021 it is announced that his work Brave Bull will be the cover of the new album by the legendary Chicago rock band URGEOVERKILL, famous for the soundtrack of the Quentin Tarantino movie PULP FICTION. Two of his works ""Brave Bull"" and ""Young man running along the Malecón"" have been the cover of the books ""The land we tread"" published in Paise Netherlands and ""Fuacata"" published in Mexico"

 

Artist: "My work mainly, through painting, consists of capturing urban architecture on canvas, old shop facades with the aim of transmitting and making known to future generations how they lived and how their ancestors related, how was the architecture of its commercial facades and, as a second objective, to raise awareness among urban planning politicians about the need to preserve these facades, which would serve to awaken the memory of their past. Through my work I try to give life to these places, which in many cases have already disappeared, show their secrets, rekindle the collective memory they contain to build a portrait of a society and a time."


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