Photograph of Artist JOSE FREITASCRUZ
JOSE FREITASCRUZ
Brasilia, DF - Brazil



Original Artworks (324)

Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N42, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah. Terra ronca is a cave formation in GoiA! s on the border with Bahia and Tocantins...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N41, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah. Terra ronca is a cave formation in GoiA! s on the border with Bahia and Tocantins...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Terra Ronca N03, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 11 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah. Terra ronca is a cave formation in GoiA! s on the border with Bahia and Tocantins...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
11 x 11 cm (4.3 x 4.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Terra Ronca N02, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah. Terra ronca is a cave formation in GoiA! s on the border with Bahia and Tocantins...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Terra Ronca N01, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah. Terra ronca is a cave formation in the state of GoiA! s on the border with Bahia and Tocantins...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N40, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N39, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N38, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N37, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 15 x 15 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
15 x 15 cm (5.9 x 5.9 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N34, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N33, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 13 x 13 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
13 x 13 cm (5.1 x 5.1 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N32, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 16 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
16 x 16 cm (6.3 x 6.3 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N31, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N30, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N22, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 19 x 19 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
19 x 19 cm (7.5 x 7.5 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N21, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 18 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
18 x 18 cm (7.1 x 7.1 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Cerrado Ex Brasil N19, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 cm. Artwork description: 241 first series of works from brasil inspired by the colours and shapes of the cerrado - the brazilian savannah...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
12 x 12 cm (4.7 x 4.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Re Li Ga Re, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 50 x 50 cm. Artwork description: 241 commission for the 44th celebration of the portuguese revolution - freedom of religion - with the charter of the UN in the background. . . ...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
50 x 50 cm (19.7 x 19.7 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Ex Brasil A, 2015, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 18 cm. Artwork description: 241 first impressions of brasil. . . ...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2015
18 x 18 cm (7.1 x 7.1 inches)
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Jose Freitascruz; Ex Brasil B, 2014, Original Painting Acrylic, 18 x 18 cm. Artwork description: 241 first impressions of brasil...
Jose Freitascruz
Original Acrylic Painting, 2014
18 x 18 cm (7.1 x 7.1 inches)
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Artist Statement

Borneo > 2003 The tropical rainforest and tales of maritime exploration continue to be reflected in my work. Indeed, travel and displacement condition my work - the many places I lived in throughout my childhood and those others my chronic wanderlust has led me to since then have always had an impact on the choices and directions I have taken. The knowledge that a new perspective can be acquired over things we believe to be "fixed" triggers curiosity and fosters a certain degree of unconformity. The need to find and learn new ways to depict whatever it is I wish to depict keeps me on my toes and doesn't allow me to settle with the tools or the style I am already familiar with - I am constantly "on the move" and my painting is meant to be a record of the path I move along. Perceived from a distance my approach tends to be cyclic, each cycle divided into series. Progression occurs from the outside in – from the surface to the core, from a certain degree of figuration to abstraction. Upon tackling each new theme I will be struck by the outward aspect of things and charged with a strong desire to capture it. However, I choose not to, preferring to contradict this initial urge in an effort to synthesize the constituent parts that make up the whole and create my own landscapes. Thus I sway between figuration and abstraction. This will perhaps explain why each new beginning is more ...   Read More