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Luis Geraldes | the artist



The artist Luis Geraldes
Born May 15 1957, Vale da Cerdeira, Beira Baixa, Portugal.

Style and technique of the artist: Metaphysical Painting,

Scientific advancement is expressed through the use of systems of
representation bound to science, religion and art, which are in tune
with a post modernism context.  Such visual language is used to
satisfy an internal need to express a system of ideas and universal
beliefs. In my scientific endeavour there are a number of enigmatic
symbols, marks and tokens applied on the surface of the canvas to
evoke universal values and to express this pilgrimage to discover a hidden order.


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The use of nuclear and atomic symbols offers the viewer multiple layers of meaning. On one level the symbols used suggest a narrative order / sequence. But beneath that surface representation and the obvious visual hierarchy (where each symbol appears to be positioned to suggest an order implied importance) and within another layer there exists a subtle dialogue between symbols, a pull of opposites and another layer of meaning.

Such visual language is used to satisfy an internal need to express a system of ideas and universal beliefs...

In my scientific endeavour there are a number of enigmatic symbols, marks and tokens applied on the surface of the canvas to evoke universal values and to express this pilgrimage to discover a hidden order...

Various veils with spiritual and scientific associations are developed to highlight a divine order. Micro-organisms, atoms, nucleus, neutrons and protons are present to symbolize our nuclear roots. (Word document)