Shadowness - RicardoGiraldez http://shadowness.com My paintings can be seen as symbolic, since the symbol is my pictorial language par excellence. The symbol suggests, not expressed, and therefore allo... en Invocation http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/invocation <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/invocation"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/447957/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />oil painting, figurative, symbolist, man, artist, poet, Homer, bard, instrument, lyre, turtle shell, scenery, temple, Pantheon, Greek mythology, torches, fire, sky, blue Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:40:26 -0400 Oedipus and the Sphinx http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/oedipus-and-the-sphinx <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/oedipus-and-the-sphinx"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/413305/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas, 50x40cm. The real secret is that there is no secret. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:32:41 -0500 Unmasked http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/unmasked <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/unmasked"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/370822/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 24x30cm. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 23:52:14 -0400 Between Reason and Passion http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/between-reason-and-passion <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/between-reason-and-passion"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/265776/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 50x30cm. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:27:53 -0400 The Fifth Element http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-fifth-element <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-fifth-element"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/262929/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 30x24cm. The fifth element represents the purely spiritual. The cosmic essence of all things involved. The pentagram with the tip up (signum pitagoricus) is the symbol that represents it. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 23:18:44 -0400 Posthumous glory http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/posthumous-glory <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/posthumous-glory"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/254745/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 40x60cm. "Seven cities claimed the birth of Homer dead through which the living Homer begged his bread" (ancient epigram). Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:51:03 -0400 The Satan's toy http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-satan--s-toy-2 <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-satan--s-toy-2"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item9/250140/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 30x30 Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:33:02 -0400 The Chimera http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-chimera <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-chimera"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item8/243947/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 70x50 Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:38:32 -0400 The Sibyl http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-sibyl <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/the-sibyl"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item8/243376/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 30x24 Sun, 22 Jul 2012 15:20:29 -0400 White Nights http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/white-nights <a href="http://shadowness.com/RicardoGiraldez/white-nights"><img src="http://shadowness.com/file/item8/242862/image_t6.jpg" /></a><br />Oil on canvas 50x70cm. "There is a budding morrow in midnight,/ There is a triple sight in blindness keen" (To Homer, John Keats) The legendary Homer is the symbolic figure of the artist with divine vision: blind to the banal everyday world, lit only by the Muses. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 16:13:42 -0400