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Modern Surrealism- Alberto Cruz

Updated: Mar 24, 2021

Enjoy the non-conformist, hyper realism and neo-surrealism work of Alberto Cruz. Inspired by Dali's strange sense of humor, Alberto channeled his love of color and composition into a language of his own. As an artist, Alberto Cruz' evolution was typical of a painter building on the best from different stages of his work. Cruz began painting landscapes in a unique type of pointillism which veered from the rules of divisionism followed by pointillists like Seurat and de la Croix. His style soon won him acclaim in Venezuela from 1965-1978. In his pursuit of innovation, Cruz moved on from Nature scenes to a crude hyper realism depicting the truth of the poorer surroundings where he lived. As photography took over the themes he was depicting through paint and canvas, Cruz pursued a more creative avenue of expression. Inspired by the work of Salvador Dali, Alberto channeled his love for color, volumes and texture, into neo-surrealism. See his entire collection at the Sweet Art Gallery.

Music, 25x25 acrylic on canvas, Alberto Cruz

Fish Out Of Water, 36x36 acrylic on canvas, Alberto Cruz

Fiesta, 48x60 acrylic on canvas, Alberto Cruz

Zero Hour, 40x30 acrylic on canvas, Alberto Cruz

Banjo, 40x30 acrylic on canvas, Alberto Cruz

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