Oil Paintings by Paco Pomet Brighten Vintage Scenes with Satirical Elements in Color

Oil Paintings by Paco Pomet Brighten Vintage Scenes with Satirical Elements in Color

 Artwork #humor #oil painting #painting #satire #social commentary #surreal February 10, 2022 Grace Ebert



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#humor
#oil painting
#painting
#satire
#social commentary
#surreal

February 10, 2022

Grace Ebert

“A Prequel” (2021), oil on canvas, 100 x 150 centimeters. All illustrations or photos © Paco Pomet

Succeeding his collection of paintings titled Beginnings, Paco Pomet’s Endings applies a similarly satirical veil to his provocative and outlandish eventualities: a cleaved camper reveals purple steak marbled with unwanted fat, businessmen shake palms as a result of an elongated finger trap, and a female walks a hand-standing friend on a leash. The Spanish artist (formerly) is regarded for his eager sense of wit and humor and distinctive visual commentary on up to date challenges like capitalism, the degradation of the surroundings, and moments in American history that have international impacts. He shares in an interview:

I am extremely fascinated in recent affairs, but in order to totally recognize today’s globe, it is important to seem back and examine historic events. The past is complete of hints that can unveil the existing, so in some ways, we could paraphrase that statement which states that there’s absolutely nothing new below the sunshine. I have often imagined that topics and themes keep on being the similar over hundreds of years, and that human pursuits, aspirations, and chimeras are cyclical. Presently, we may have diverse equipment and ways of approaching individuals difficulties, but the critical thoughts keep on being the exact same, even nevertheless the way they clearly show up variations in the course of the years.

Often performing with anachronistic scenes and symbols, Pomet depicts children of a previous period sparring with glowing lightsabers in “A Prequel” and a vintage motor vehicle blurring into a trail of greens and yellows in “Trip.” Every oil portray is rendered largely in neutral tones with vibrant, colourful factors giving the artist’s signature dose of irony.

You can investigate an archive of Pomet’s surreal works and observe his hottest compositions on Instagram.

 

“Prime” (2021), oil on canvas, 38 x 46 centimeters

“Rearguard” (2021), oil on canvas, 38 x 46 centimeters

“The Restrainers” (2021), oil on canvas, 60 x 73 centimeters

“The Very last Government Committee Meeting” (2021), oil on canvas, 130 x 150 centimeters

“Amblers” (2021), oil on canvas, 73 x 60 centimeters

“Apart” (2021), oil on canvas, 130 x 170 centimeters

“Trip” (2021), oil on canvas, 100 x 150 centimeters

“Dissident” (2021), oil on canvas, 130 x 170 centimeters

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