Posts Tagged ‘The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

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

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22
Mar
18

Cosmic Creativity?


 

 

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Eriberto is standing by one of his recent paintings "Cosmic Woman."

Eriberto is standing by one of his recent paintings “Cosmic Woman.”

 

In his paintings, Eriberto Oriol’s characters are often missing the real structure of what is supposed to be a full body and often all you see are interactions of the shapes, color, and texture.

Eriberto does not want to be pigeonholed in ONE style. It is hard at times to have the unique distinction of being an artist, but Eriberto sees it as a privilege to be able to express the magic of his imagination.

Projecting his emotions through color, line, his work has more of an international flair from inspirations that comes from great art from Asia, Africa, and Mesoamerica.

Text by Angelica

Eriberto is standing by one of his recent paintings “Cosmic Woman.”

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

21
Mar
18

Cosmic Creativity?


"Cosmic Woman" painting by Eriberto Oriol

“Cosmic Woman” painting by Eriberto Oriol

In his paintings, Eriberto Oriol’s characters are often missing the real structure of what is supposed to be a full body and often all you see are interactions of the shapes, color and texture.

 

Eriberto does not want to be pigeonhole in ONE style. It is hard at times to have the unique distinction of being an artist, but Eriberto sees it as a privilege to be able to express the magic of his imagination.

 

Projecting his emotions through color, line, his work has more of an international flair from inspirations that comes from great art from Asia, Africa and Mesoamerica.

 

Text by Angelica

 

Eriberto is standing by one of his recent paintings “Cosmic Woman.”

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.
08
Mar
18

Who is Eriberto Oriol? by Angelica


 

 

Artist/Activist. – Making a Difference.

As an activist, he advocated for environmental, economic, and health services for underprivileged communities.
As an artist, he has been an artist for some time and has contributed to the arts in various different ways.
Sotheby Auction House Director of Contemporary Art and History in New York added to her art collection with some of Eriberto’s artwork.
Founded the Linda Vista Health Care Center and broaden the Chicano Community Clinic to full-time status and added a Dental Clinic, San Diego CA, and to date still providing services to thousands.
As co-founder of the Pico House Gallery and Art Director in Los Angeles, he helped many young artists’ careers and contributed to the arts in general through his art.
Produced the first major graffiti exhibit in Los Angeles and the First Tribute to Alfredo Siqueiros that drew international media attention and artistic acclaim.
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