Talavera

Talavera Poblana, Bay City, Texas, summer 2015. Painting, Oil on canvas. Size: 40 W x 30 H in (101.6 W x 76.2 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Inspired by the colors of Talavera pottery, in Puebla, Mexico. It is a mixture of Italian, Spanish and indigenous ceramic

Deux arabesques

Deux arabesques. Buenos Aires, summer 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   The Two Arabesques (Deux arabesques), L. 66, is a pair of arabesques composed for piano by Claude Debussy. They are

Venus

Venus. 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   Roman goddess whose functions encompassed love, beauty, sex, fertility and prosperity. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman

La derrota de Quimera

La Derrota de Quimera. Buenos Aires, spring 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York THE KHIMAIRA (or Chimera) was a monstrous beast which ravaged the countryside of Lykia in Anatolia. It was a composite

Intraterra

Intraterra. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York AGHARTA, EL REINO SUBTERRÁNEO, o La IntraTerra, por el Maestro Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov. Ya hace años, os hablé de este reino subterráneo llamado

Isabel

Isabel. Buenos Aires, Fall 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Isabella of Castile So humble a visage: amongst reverent murmurs the Catholic Queen Isabella rides. How appropriate: her face a font of

Marduk

Marduk. Buenos Aires, winter 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 Marduk was the Babylonian name of a late-generation god from ancient Mesopotamia and patron deity of the city of Babylon, who, when

Foucault (Lux Lumens)

Foucault. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm). LEDs Lux lumens. Foucault currents (also called Eddy currents) are electric currents induced within conductors by a changing magnetic field in the conductor. These circulating eddies of current have inductance and thus induce

Justice of Trajan

Justice of Trajan. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 39.4 W x 47.2 H in (100 W x 120 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   The Justice of Trajan is a legendary episode in the life of Roman Emperor Trajan, based upon Dio Cassius’

Barolo

Barolo. Buenos Aires, summer 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 59 H x 59 W in (150 H x 150 W cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   I went to a private party at “Palacio Barolo”, the building energy and its history got in me and from that night

Symphony

Symphony. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Kandinsky is believed to have had synaesthesia, a harmless condition that allows a person to appreciate sounds, colours or words with two

Beulah

Beulah. Buenos Aires, summer 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York [stag_intro]In William Blake’s mythology, Beulah is “the realm of the Subconscious, the source of poetic inspiration and of dreams.”[/stag_intro]  

Breena

Breena (Tierra de hadas). Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm). © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   Breena, un lugar encantado, un jardín mágico dónde las hadas cuidan los secretos y tesoros del mundo… “HADA”

Lady Blue Bombay

Lady Blue Bombay. Buenos Aires, fall 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   A blue flower is a central symbol of inspiration. It stands for desire, love, and the metaphysical striving for

L’Annunciazione

L’Annunciazione. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York   The Annunciation is the Christian celebration of the announcement by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that she would conceive

Frozen Minotaur

Frozen Minotaur. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 39.4 W x 47.2 H in (100 W x 120 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was the offspring of the King Minos of Crete’s wife, and of a sacred white bull.

near-death experience

NDE (near-death experience).  Buenos Aires, Fall 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York When I finished painting this piece I saw a door and a cross at the bottom of the canvas that

Agate the Sphinx

Agate the Sphinx. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 35.4 H in (120 W x 90 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York The painting depicts the Sphinx triumphs over Oedipus at the crossroads on his journey between Thebes and Delphi. The Sphinx may

Clockwork Universe

Clockwork Universe. Buenos Aires, winter 2014. Painting, Oil on canvas, Size: 47.2 W x 39.4 H in (120 W x 100 H cm).  © 2014 Florencia San Martin Brück/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York The “clockwork universe theory” compares the universe to a mechanical clock wound up by God and ticking along, as a perfect