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  John Segreto's
Lakewood, NJ
United States
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Member Since:
October 2001

Artistic Media:
Painting Oil (5)
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JOHN SEGRETO'S FREE ARTIST PORTFOLIO


I am a self taught visual artist, working in oils, principally in a surrealistic style, but not limited to any particular style since I like to experiment with a variety of styles, subject matter and techniques.
The work resists simple explanation, simply because I try not to put logic ahead of first impressions. I, also, believe invention at the forefront of creativity.
The work represents a variety of ideas, especially contradictory concepts; some ideas are complimentary; some, ambiguous.
I leave judgment behind until a work is deemed complete. I do not accept a painting complete, until I have lived with it for several weeks, or even months, and at rare times, years.
I am not trying to create a "picture"! I am trying to create a new perspective. I hope to look at something in a way it has never been observed. If it has to be distorted, if the compositon has to be radical, if the color perverse, if the subject is illogical, that is what I aim for.
As to the "meaning" of a painting. That to me is repulsive. This quest for "meaning" is an attempt to make a mystery familiar. What could be more boring than ...

 



ORIGINAL ARTWORK


Artist: John Segreto's, title: Butch and Sundance, 2001, Painting Oil


John Segreto's
Butch and Sundance, 2001
Oil Painting (original artwork),
20 x 16 inches
US$ 79   buy this artwork

Artist: John Segreto's, title: Crynomore, 1997, Painting Oil


John Segreto's
Crynomore, 1997
Oil Painting (original artwork),
12 x 16 inches
US$ 1575   buy this artwork

Artist: John Segreto's, title: Face1, 1993, Painting Oil


John Segreto's
Face1, 1993
Oil Painting (original artwork),
48 x 36 inches
US$ 2625   buy this artwork

Artist: John Segreto's, title: angels, 1999, Painting Oil


John Segreto's
angels, 1999
Oil Painting (original artwork),
16 x 12 inches
US$ 1260   buy this artwork

Artist: John Segreto's, title: Tribute, 1999, Painting Oil


John Segreto's
Tribute, 1999
Oil Painting (original artwork),
48 x 30 inches
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