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ROBERTO TRIGAS
Tuy, Pontevedra - Spain


, The River Passes By, Landscape, $84
, Molto Vivace, Music, $158
, Tuning In Yellow, Music, $158

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Artist Statement

Art has been practiced by humans since thousands of years ago; we have remaining samples of paintings in caves and walls, stone carvings and many objects. The main characteristic of Art as opposed to the manufacture of everyday objects is that, were those have a definite USEFUL purpose, Art doesn't seem to. I'll explain.Making a tool to obtain food is an obvious useful activity. Spending a great deal of time and effort in "decorating" that tool doesn't seem to have an obvious purpose. And yet, humans have been doing so for thousands of years.Why? Probably we shall never know. But there is something inherent in human beings that make us do so.There is magic in creating, in transforming a piece of clay into a "thing" that resembles something else, in spreading paint over a stone wall and making images appear,images that other members of the tribe recognise and relate to. That is why I paint. Because painting appeals to the magic unknown of human nature. In European Art, mainly since the Renaissance (XV c. onwards), Artists strived to attain a representation of the visual reality as close to an optical view as possible; the Artists became very concerned with creating an effect that faithfully reproduced the visual reality.It is what we now call "realism".Great masterpieces were created; Velazquez, Rubens,Rafael...etc The more "real" an image became the more admired the artist.Portrait played a great part in ...

Original Artworks (20)

Roberto Trigas; nocturnal duet, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 55 x 70 cm. Artwork description: 241 Two violinists playing in fron of a window on a starry night...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
55 x 70 cm (21.7 x 27.6 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; plant in front of a window, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 53 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 A plant in front of the light coming from a window...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
53 x 40 cm (20.9 x 15.7 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; the bow, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 39 x 46 cm. Artwork description: 241 Violinist adjusting the bow...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
39 x 46 cm (15.4 x 18.1 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; bad friends, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 32 x 46 cm. Artwork description: 241 Albatros fighting...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
32 x 46 cm (12.6 x 18.1 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; the river passes by, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 29 x 39 cm. Artwork description: 241 view of a river flowing between trees...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
29 x 39 cm (11.4 x 15.4 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; molto vivace, 2017, Original Painting Encaustic, 2 x 58 cm. Artwork description: 241 Violinist playing under a starry sky...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2017
2 x 58 cm (0.8 x 22.8 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; tuning in yellow, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 2 x 46 cm. Artwork description: 241 Musician tuning the violin on a yellow background...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
2 x 46 cm (0.8 x 18.1 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; terraced vineyards, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 35 x 27 cm. Artwork description: 241   In Galicia the terrain is very sloppy and vineyards are grown in terraces, surrounded by other crops and vegetation, giving the landscape a very colourful image ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
35 x 27 cm (13.8 x 10.6 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Conflict 2, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241    This is part of  a series of paintings and drawing, many of them executed while at sea in the Falkland Islands. They are mementos of my 17 yewars of life as a Navy Officer   ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Conflict, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241    This is part of  a series of paintings and drawing, many of them executed while at sea in the Falkland Islands. They are mementos of my 17 yewars of life as a Navy Officer   ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Furious, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241    This is part of  a series of paintings and drawing, many of them executed while at sea in the Falkland Islands. They are mementos of my 17 yewars of life as a Navy Officer   ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Room with a view, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241   This is part of  a series of paintings and drawing, many of them executed while at sea in the Falkland Islands. They are mementos of my 17 yewars of life as a Navy Officer  ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Storm 10, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241  In my 17 years a sea I came to establish a special relationship with the sea. In this series of paintings and drawings I aim to express her changing moods, anger, confussion, calm, thoughtfulness. . . . Storm 10 is an actual nautical term to describe winds of over 80 ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Portrait of my mother, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 35 x 45 cm. Artwork description: 241  This is a portrait of my mother. The face image is an old photograph, pasted onto the board by a process known as encaustic transfer. Then I paint the soroundings to recreate my mothers room, the air, her hairbrush, the atmosphere. I DO PORTRAITS ON COMMISSION. You ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
35 x 45 cm (13.8 x 17.7 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Confussed, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241 I sailed all the seas for 17 years. This drawing was made on board in the South Atlantic...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Fog, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 20 x 18 cm. Artwork description: 241  I sailed all the seas for 17 years. This drawing was made on board in the South Atlantic ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
20 x 18 cm (7.9 x 7.1 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Paralell 40, 2016, Original Drawing Ink, 28 x 21 cm. Artwork description: 241  I sailed all the seas for 17 years. This drawing was made on board in the South Atlantic ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Ink Drawing, 2016
28 x 21 cm (11.0 x 8.3 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Midafternoon, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 42 x 32 cm. Artwork description: 241  The light of a sunny mid afternoon difusses the forms and colours. . . all is empty ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
42 x 32 cm (16.5 x 12.6 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; High Noon, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 42 x 32 cm. Artwork description: 241  view of my old town in blazing sun light ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
42 x 32 cm (16.5 x 12.6 inches)
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Roberto Trigas; Fruit bowl, 2016, Original Painting Encaustic, 40 x 30 cm. Artwork description: 241  beautiful colourful fruits in a bowl on top of a black table ...
Roberto Trigas
Original Encaustic Painting, 2016
40 x 30 cm (15.7 x 11.8 inches)
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