The Tempest - Peace, Be Still by Jorge Cocco
About this Image:
And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him. - Luke 8:25
In this scene, the drama is transmitted through the absence of pure and bright colors. I constrained myself to paint with a pallet of dark tones and a limited variety of colors to cover all elements and figures, it is truly a monochromatic painting. The Lord, solemn and powerful, stands out before the only stroke of light.
About the Artist:
JORGE COCCO SANTANGELO is a prolific artist born in Argentina. He also lived in Europe and Mexico for many years and now resides in the US. His award-winning paintings and sculptures have been exhibited and acquired around the world by museums, churches, governments and important private collectors. Cocco calls his new style of painting "sacrocubism" because of the sacred subject matter he paints and because he uses some elements of the art movement known as "cubism". Cocco's style appeals to the spiritual intellect by synthesizing objects to simple, geometric shapes allowing the observers to center their attention on the essential and most holy. Rather than painting with a photographic or journalistic mind, this abstraction allows Cocco to better express emotions, feelings, and the transcendence of the events depicted.
About Altus Fine Art:
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