Posts Tagged ‘ForbiddenArtLA.com

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.
.
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.
.
Text by Angelica
Painting by Eriberto Oriol
Go to our Blog: ForbiddenArtLA.com to see artwork available.
Advertisements
24
Apr
18

Where are you going?


SAME PLACE.

What are you doing? SAME THING.

What are you eating? SAME THING.

.

In a world with so much SAMENESS, artist Eriberto Oriol does NOT want to create the same thing over and over. He feels is not natural for life to do and be the SAME THING over and over every day. He does not want to live his life that way.

.

In this Caras/Faces series, Eriberto is more playful but still, as he sometimes says, meditating with his eyes open. He allows his imagination to take him where it may. It is hard for Eriberto to find meaning in his work. He just seems to follow his inspiration.

.

Eriberto has several styles in his art. He paints, he draws, he takes photos, he cooks and he lives. Even in his walks, he is always looking for a different route, a different place to explore.

.

As a mature artist, many masters in the art have influenced him. He loves spending time and time again reviewing great artworks from Africa, Asia, Mesoamerica, and others. He is in awe of their creativity and imagination.

.

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

.

Painting by Eriberto Oriol

.

Text by Angelica

GO TO: ForbiddenArtLA.com for available prints

17
Apr
18

Imagination, is it Madness?


The painting “Into the Night,” seems to be a psychological journey of the human condition.

 

"Into the Night" painting by Eriberto Oriol

“Into the Night” painting by Eriberto Oriol

 

They say that some of the most powerful works of art emerge from the artist’s darkest moments and when an artist is pushing the envelope; for some, the work may appear to be shocking.

 

Eriberto’s work has a unique artistic vocabulary. His characters seemed to be looking with curiosity and seem to be haunting moments of human life and in a sort of apocalyptic flare showing the basic fears encountered by most people.

There is a certain kind of freedom that comes from madness. With civilization come the rules and regulations. Who is really free? Who are the normal people; those who are free to act on their instincts and desires; or those who are ruled by regulations and expectations?

As an artist, Eriberto Oriol, is not interested in following the rules and schools of art. He feels that humanity has been bestowed with great gifts; perhaps the greatest of them all is imagination because it has the power to change the world.

 

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

 

Painting by Eriberto Oriol

 

Text by Angelica

 

GO TO: ForbiddenArtLA.com

 

 

 

 

16
Mar
18

What is Eriberto Oriol’s FOCUS now?


Eriberto is painting.

In some his painting, the images do not always reflect the real structure of what is supposed to be a full body.   What you see in some of his work is the intertwined and interactions of shapes, color, and texture.

"Angelica and her shadow" painting by Eriberto Oriol

“Angelica and her shadow” painting by Eriberto Oriol

Born and raised in the United States he sometimes paints from themes that flow from memories, with various painting styles, impressions from his subconscious and street experiences.

GO TO ForbiddenArtLA.com for a list of art collectors, publications, media coverage and more samples of his artwork.

Eriberto is standing by one of his recent painting, “Angelica and her shadow.”

By Angelica

 

 

26
Dec
14

Is Los Angeles the Graffiti Meca?


Los Angeles internationally to many graf artists is the Mecca for graffiti. The huge Landscape of LA with so many walls is what makes this possible plus its beaches,  mountains, great weather, and of coarse that it is the Capitol of Entertainment globally.

What do you think??

Siner_Frida__b9322 2

LOD_CBS_Prime_Unit__b00234_1

Los Angeles internationally to many graf artists is the Mecca for graffiti. The huge Landscape of LA with so many walls is what makes this possible plus its beaches,  mountains, great weather, and of coarse that it is the Capitol of Entertainment globally.

What do you think??

Echo_Park_morning_0135 copy

Echo Park is a great gathering place for people to connect, hangout, contemplate,  walk the dogs, and to meditate. It  offers cultural events that represents some of the richest cultures from around the world.

Have you been there??

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.
Rachel_Rose__bc3499
Better parking today, sorry busy area
05
Dec
14

Today in downtown Los Angeles, California 2-4 Pick up Print Special


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

 

"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 a




UPDATES

December 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 6,242 other followers

Advertisements