Author: Uwe Spreu

30 August 2008

"At the beginning you see nothing. Black squares…



But we have seen these many times, so let´s move on…



However if the spectator catches the few traces of the hardly observable images of the seemingly impenetrable and inaccessible pictures, then he will be led into a world of timeless and secret beauty. The portraits which always show closed eyes are silent and fragile. That is why the artist characterizes them as undefined. They are full of sensuality and human dignity, but remain at a distance in the dark. They are both at the same time pure observance and orchestration and without being pretentiously dramatic, or using contrast and dynamics, they possess strong emotional intensity..."


Diana Umbeer (Art Historian), Osvaldo Orias (Artist)