Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh is the main character in the Epic of Gilgamesh, an Akkadian poem that is considered the first great work of literature, and in earlier Sumerian poems. … distress about Enkidu’s death causes Gilgamesh to undertake a long and perilous journey to discover the secret of eternal life. He eventually learns that “Life, which you

Casa FOA 2016 :: Hadron Collider

FLORENCIA S.M. BRÜCK & JAVIER E. KRASUK Espacio de Arte #41 :: Hadron Collider Site Specific Art Installation – Suprasensorial // Experiments in Light, Color, Sound, Cinematic and Space. Acrylic on canvas, Size: 190 W x 120 H cm. with stainless still lines and light installation. Buenos Aires, Summer 2016 The art installation challenges the

Whitening Objects

When things do not have a use anymore I just paint them white like if by removing their color they became invisible, but the objects are creating their own stories anyways. The form is so strong that even if I remove their colors they still have an identity. In this study “Siple, P. & Springer,

Cylon

A cyborg (“cybernetic organism”) is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts. The term was coined in 1960 by Manfred Clynes and Nathan S. Kline. In popular culture, some cyborgs may be represented as visibly mechanical (e.g., the Cybermen in the Doctor Who franchise or The Borg from Star Trek or Darth Vader

Leonia

Inspirada en los textos de “Las ciudades invisibles” de Italo Calvino, es un verdadero alegato anti-consumista premonitorio del devenir. “……. las escamas de su pasado se sueldan en una coraza que no se puede quitar; renovándose cada día, la ciudad se conserva toda a sí misma en la única forma definitiva: la de los desperdicios

Marcovaldo

”Marcovaldo,” from Italo Calvino, is a series of ecological allegories in the form of urban tales. Psychological insights are held back in favor of a cartoons in which facts and people succeed one another with the geometrical smoothness of movie animation.         Marcovaldo, Buenos Aires, Sep 2016. Painting, sgraffito Oil on canvas.

8 Hour Journey, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice

Stop–motion animation project developed in 8 hours during the Venice International Summer Academy of Fine Arts & Media, July 2016 Abstract Painting, Animation, Sound, Script Florencia San Martin Brück Animation, Script Javier Krasuk Figurative Paintings Lorena Wildberger Photography Shooting Pavel Kraus Sculpture Doris Maria Kofler  

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Golden Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums are said to have first come from China although they are more often associated with Japan. According to an ancient Chinese legend, about 3,000 years ago, an emperor was told that the Dragon-fly Island in the Sunrise Sea (Japan) had a magic herb that would restore his youth. But since only youth could collect

Abyssus

“Abyssus Abyssum Invocat” Latin phrase meaning “One misstep leads to another” or, literally, “Hell calls hell.” A warning that the first step in the temptation to go astray from what is right (or morally correct) is difficult to prevent; however, we must always be on guard to strive for what is ethical and honorable.  

The Triumph

Voltaire and the Triumph of the Enlightenment.   The Triumph, Buenos Aires, 2017. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 120 W x 150 H cm. © 2017 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.  

Sibyl

The sibyls were women that the ancient Greeks believed were oracles. The earliest sibyls, according to legend, prophesied at holy sites. Their prophecies were influenced by divine inspiration from a deity; originally at Delphi and Pessinos, the deities were chthonic deities.   Sibyl, Buenos Aires, summer 2016. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 120 W x

The pursue of abstract light.

FSMB creates her paintings using oil on canvas; she works with rubber brushes to remove paint creating multiple layers of different densities that are then lit from behind by custom LED structures. Illuminating the total surface is easy but she goes a step forward and illuminates only certain areas that allow the rich, deep colors

Oscillation

Oscillation, Bay City, Texas, summer 2015. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 48 W x 36 H in (122 W x 91.4 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Oscillations occur not only in mechanical systems but also in dynamic systems in virtually every area of science: for example the

Lucretia

Lucretia, Bay City, Texas, summer 2015. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 30 W x 40 H in (76.2 W x 101.6 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Susan Jacoby writes, “When Mott died in 1880, she was widely judged by her contemporaries… as the greatest American woman of the

The Siiq, path to Petra

The Siiq, path to Petra, Buenos Aires, summer 2015. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 39.4 W x 39.4 H in (100 W x 100 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. It seems no work of Man’s creative hand, by labour wrought as wavering fancy planned; But from the

Jardin des Tuileries

Jardin des Tuileries, Buenos Aires, summer 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 43.3 W x 59 H in ( 110 W x 150 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. On October 6, 1789, as the French Revolution be an, King Louis XVI was brought against his will to