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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jorge Figueroa Acosta


The shadow between you and me
acrilic on canvas
private collection
fair use
other detail unknown

Jorge Figueroa Acosta (1942- ), born in Cananea, Sonora, is a Mexican painter and sculptor. He studied at the National School of Plastic Arts Academy of San Carlos, regarded as the best school of arts in Mexico, of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Much of the pictorial work of him has been created in the stand and from forms that are generated from the morphological structure of the female body, according to which the overall composition of the pictorial space emanates as an appendix to the form. Using techniques such as oil, acrylic, and watercolor, he addresses several aesthetic categories around the perception of women as a central theme and semantic features that determine its nature. Within these categories, the exaltation of the beauty of the female body is the source to introduce the public to their work in living other qualities such as the sublime, fantastic, and even the enigmatic in the hieratic face of women represented.