Posts Tagged ‘art drawings

10
Jul
18

CANCER: Stage 4


 

In this artwork, artist Eriberto Oriol captured the intense emotions that I was going through at the time when I found out that I had breast cancer. Nothing prepares one for moments like these.

This was back in August 1994. I kept asking myself questions like, “What did I do to get this cancer? What do I do now? Why me?”

I remembered a therapist saying to me, “Angelica get a hold of yourself, the fear of cancer will kill you sooner than cancer.” I said to myself, “That is easy for her to say.” But she was right.

They say that some of the most powerful works of art emerge from an artist’s darkest moments. In this piece, you can see the strength in Eriberto’s art.

 

 

He was able to capture the intensity of emotions and sheer determination to live in those eyes – all my emotions are on and running!

In much of Eriberto’s work, it is in his characters that seem to reflect haunting moments of human life that resonate the fears and emotions most experience.

His work also shows the strength, tenacity, and integrity of his character as a human being and as an artist.

Photo and text by Angelica
Artwork mixed media by Eriberto Oriol

* For more details on of some of his accomplishments, samples of Eriberto’s painting and list of art collectors GO TO ABOUT in ForbiddenArtLA.com.

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21
Jun
18

Did you kill the song?


When you kill the bird, you kill the song. As it would be, when you kill the person’s spirit you kill the soul and their song.
In this painting, “The Ravages of Greed and Power,” the artist
Eriberto Oriol seems to capture the characters’ pain and anguish of their dying souls.

Did you kill the Song?

He hopes that these powerful characters startle people out of their daily routine and question the sanity of greed and power.
Most of the time Eriberto does not want these faces to come in his paintings. He prefers that he could just paint without the psychological trips.
Why do artists do this? El Greco felt that the spirits whispered madly in his ears. For artists like Francis Bacon and Edvard Munch, some felt that their disturbing paintings were a sign of madness and that these artists were completely off the wall.
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Eriberto feels it is a privilege to have the unique distinction of being an artist that allows him to see the world that is not always obvious.
His dream is that the sky would get bluer, that the birds would start to sing again, and the glaciers stop melting.
In Spanish we say, “El Sueno del artista, es que el cielo se vuelva mas azul, los pajaros comienzen a cantar de nuevo, y los glaciares dejen de derretirese.
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Text by Angelica
Painting by Eriberto Oriol
Go to our Blog: ForbiddenArtLA.com to see artwork available.
30
May
18

What does it mean to be a Genius?


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To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, — that is genius. Ralph Waldo Emerson

In today’s society full of noisy distractions, how does one find their true genius?   What prevents a person from embracing the wisdom of ancient great civilizations?

 

In this painting “Civilizations” the artist Eriberto Oriol seems to be embracing and celebrating the symbols of ancient civilizations that have influenced him and his art.

"Civilizations"

“Civilizations”

He seems to be projecting his influences through shape, form, color, bold lines and texture.

 

His work bares influences of his father’s appreciation for the natural environment, Mesoamerica roots, love for African art and the Japanese influence that came from working as a young man with gardeners and landscapers.

 

It’s hard for Eriberto to try to give meaning or interpretation to his work, as he just seems to be a vessel for these inspirations. He believes that art retains a primal spirit, which allows him to go beyond himself.

 

He hopes that his work will help others to detect their own gleam of light? Imagine the Un-imaginable and to encourage them to see the contributions and achievements of other great civilizations.

 

Close-up of "Civilizations"

Close-up of “Civilizations”

 

Close-up of "Civilizations"

Close-up of “Civilizations”

 

Text by Angelica

Painting by Eriberto Oriol

Go to our Blog: ForbiddenArtLA.com to see artwork available.

 

 

 

03
May
18

Are you an artist without style?


Picasso once said: “When I think about it, I’d say I’m an artist without style. Style puts constraints on the artist …” Picasso had many different styles, i.e. he had his Blue Period, African Period, Cubism and others.

 

Eriberto also has several styles in his art and he does not limit his creativity to his art.

If you have been a guest in Eriberto Oriol’s studio, you would know that for him; a taco is not just a taco.

It’s like he sometimes says, “Life is about meditating with your eyes open and allowing the imagination to take you where it may. Eriberto allows his creative mind to reflect on his paintings, drawings, photos, cooking and his life.

In this photo, the artist Eriberto Oriol is holding his painting “Hung-over” and his sculpture “La Familia/The Family” is next to him on the wall.

Some say, “Where there is light, there is a dream.” For an artist, sustainability through their art is the Dream.

Text by Angelica
Paintings by Eriberto Oriol

GO TO: ForbiddenArtLA.com see Store to see available Prints and also Graffiti Prints

Image may contain: one or more people

 

14
Mar
18

“Caras y Panochas – Faces and Vaginas,” painting by Eriberto.


What is Eriberto Oriol up to NOW?
By Angelica
Eriberto is painting.
“Caras y Panochas – Faces and Vaginas,” painting by Eriberto.

“Caras y Panochas – Faces and Vaginas,” painting by Eriberto.

As a photographer, Eriberto has garnished considerable success. Now he is focusing on his painting, drawings, and sculpture.
His work has more of an international flair as his inspirations come from great art from Asia, Africa, and Mesoamerica.
It’s hard for Eriberto to try to give meaning or interpretation to his work, as he just seems to be a vessel for these inspirations.
GO TO ForbiddenArtLA.com for a list art collector, publications, media coverage and more samples of his artwork.
06
Dec
14

Better parking today. Two – four today downtown Los Angles


MUST GO prices special on some prints.
For pick-up ONLY in the downtown Art District this weekend:   This Saturday 2-4 pm or
by appointment at:
1300 Factory Place in downtown Los Angeles, CA C
Call 310.424.0329 to have someone escort you to the Preview Room.
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Better parking today, sorry busy area
04
Dec
14

TIME CHANGE NOW 2-4 PM this Friday and Saturday or by appointment


PRINT SPECIAL – Private Art Collection of prints printed by Self-Help Graphics and some by Modern Multiples and other publishers available for pick-up ONLY special.

We have artists prints on Chaz Bojorquez, Gajin Fujita,  Haze, SABER, Alex Kizu aka Defer, MEAR ONE and of course prints of Eriberto’s Oriol work and a few other artists prints for pick-up special in Los Angeles see  http://www.pinterest.com/forbiddenartla/limited-edition-prints/ to see some of the prints, not all are listed.

MUST GO prices special on some prints.
For pick-up ONLY in the downtown Art District this weekend:  Friday and Saturday 2-4 pm

"First Love" by Eriberto Oriol

“First Love” by Eriberto Oriol

 

"Heart of L A"

“Heart of L A”

day from 2 – 4 pm or by appointment at:  1300 Factory Place in downtown Los Angeles, CA or call 310.424.0329 for more information.  TIME CHANGE NOW 2-4 PM Friday and Saturday or by appointment.




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