El Oficial solo

11.10"W x 9.00"H x 1.0"D

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Gabriel Zea


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: figurative, representational, traditional, history, procession, catholic, spain

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 11.1"W x 9"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2018

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A painting I created based off my experiences viewing the Virgen del Rosario celebration in Rota, Spain. The whole town gathered outside the church and watched as a procession of men and women in traditional clothing walked from the church to the town plaza, followed closely by a large group of men carrying a massive silver sculpture of the Virgin Mary.

Pictured in the painting is one of the town officials inspecting the base of the sculpture. I was inspired by his moment of solitary focus in the midst of the festivities.

Born in Singapore in 1989 to a Colombian family, and raised in Houston, Texas. Currently working in NYC and Long Island. Avid reader, music obsessor, and oil painter. Interested in the technical possibilities of oil paint, and finding a method to represent our image-saturated contemporary reality. Website and more imagery at gabrielzeaart.com

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