MEET THE ARTIST

Being a good artist is the toughest job you could pick, and you have to be a little nuts to take it on.
I love them all.

Charles Saatchi

 

GIULIANO BEKOR: Internationally recognized photographer holds a portfolio that includes fashion, beauty, celebrity, advertising, and fine art.

Giuliano Bekor @ Cygal Art Deco

 Works of his series Modernismo, Emulsion and ECHOES are currently on display in our showroom.

Modernismo was conceived between 2012 and 2014 as a series of pure photography, marrying elements of the historical pop art movement and raw, undulating forms of the human body. Patterns become the focal point as lines of the body become the canvas, Modernismo celebrates optical illusion coupled with vibrant color, within a unique and malleable interpretation.

Electric and sensual, ECHOES captures the interplay of oil, water and organic materials as they bleed together in an languid environment. Shot in- camera with no special digital effects, this series renders a shape shifting and often kaleidoscopic vision of sexuality, rapture, creation and transcendental experience of bliss. No two frames are alike. Colors dissolve like an audio vibration that shifts and collides with its surroundings.

With 30 years in the industry, Giuliano has perfected his craft to an exceptional level of expertise. Composed of light, color, space and form, he brings ideas conceptualized in his own imagination into reality throughout his work. Currently living between New York, Los Angeles and Europe, Giuliano is often on the move traveling for work and inspiration. Always the restless visionary, he never ceases to continually express his fresh and nuanced style.

To be even more impressed, go to his website: www.giulianobekor.com

 

ELIZABETH ORTIZ: Artist prodigy chameleon of the fine & decorative

Elizabeth OrtizHer Hommage A Giacometti Sculptures are currently on display at our showroom.

Elizabeth was born into a family of successful artists and designers in Santa Fe, New Mexico, a region known for its rich blend of traditional and contemporary art inspired by its landscape, culture and history. Her grandmother founded Nambe Mills in 1951, a company which grew to produce high end home accessories now sold worldwide in stores like Bloomingdales, Macy’s and all other “A” stores. Elizabeth’s parents later owned and operated Nambe Mills, including art galleries and foundries, which produced the works of  famous artists. Elizabeth was trained in the family businesses in various media and techniques. Her talents evolved further under the personal tutelage of many well known artists and design professionals.

 

Inquire for custom commissions and her exquisite lighting line.

 

Visit her website for a closer look at her versatile talents: www.elizabethortiz.com

 

 

MARISABEL BAZAN: Happy as a butterfly with almost “edibly” delicious 3-D art pieces

2016-04-07 (2)Works from her series SUGAR ISSUES are currently on display at our showroom.

A native of Panama, Marisabel Bazan’s art is influenced by the juxtaposition of life’s harsh realities and inherent beauty of the human condition that exists in every city and every walk of life. For this Latin artist, expression flows like an explosion of vivid colors articulating passion. Butterflies against hand-painted murals prevail in her artwork serve as transformative messages. In 2011, Marisabel was selected as Artist in Residence for the LeSportsac Brand. Her designs sold in LeSportsac stores around the world and were featured on Life Lift: The Oprah Blog. In 2012, Marisabel’s artworks also appeared at the Lalaland Art show in Panama and selling over 250 of her original art pieces. Marisabel Bazan currently resides in Los Angeles. She divides her time between L.A. and Panama, and continues to have sold out art shows around the world. Her collection Dream Big, was recently featured on one of the biggest billboards in Time Square as part of a massive animated collage exhibition “See Me Take over”curated by SeeMe. Most recently, she was commissioned to do a 26 ft Sculpture for the City of Arts in Panama, and also finished a large-scale wall mural titled “The Dance of the Butterflies” granted by the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission of West Hollywood, California. The mural covers approximately 1400 square feet of wall with her signature butterflies that she describes as “symbols abundance, prosperity, and the freedom of the human spirit.”

 

For more sugar go to her website: www.iammarisabel.com

 

 

DELLAMARIE PARILLI: “A touch of color greatly improves reality”

DParrilliHer vibrant and enormous collection of finished art works are on view in her local studio. Contact us for an appointment.

A born master of her medium, she is recognized as one of the most talented contemporary abstract painters today. Dellamarie Parrilli is a self taught artist, whose wide ranging, ever changing work is restless and experimental. She continues in the creative tradition of her artistic for bearers, but from her own unique creative perspective and introspective vision with a “joie de vivre” that is shared with us.


” My work mirrors my own expressive and conceptual maturity. I am drawn to that which establishes the continuity of existence, and drives one toward the truth and totality of experience and thought, engaging the senses, while allowing exploration of the viewers own inner reality.”

 

Get a taste of vibrantly liquid color at her website: www.parrilli.com

 

 


KLEVER: Russian non conformist painter

KleverWe have the honor to work closely with the family trust. Please contact us to set up a viewing.

From 1966 to 1977 Klever made a reputation for himself as one of the non-conformists most overtly critical of the Soviet state. Many of his paintings from this period can be described as nothing less than heroic- they are truly remarkable visual essays on the evils of the national security/surveillance state, propaganda and manipulation of cultural symbols, suppression of artistic and religious freedom, revisionist history, and unfilled promises for the future. All of them were painted, stored and exhibited not only at great risk to the artist and his associates, but also to anybody who sought to view them…..
Klever was expelled from the Soviet Union with 62 other political “undesirables” in 1977.  Artists and other dissidents with their immediate families were packed onto planes making stops in Paris, Vienna, and Jerusalem.  Many of his associates chose Paris, Klever and his family disembarked in Vienna, he maintained contacts in both cities for the rest of his life, frequently visiting Europe. Klever and his family eventually made their way to the United States, where they became citizens in 1982.

Go to this website for more details about the artist and his biography: www.kleverart.com

 

 

 

 

 

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