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
Florencia continues her studies in fine arts at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts and Media | Venice, and participates in the course of Master Painting Class I with professor Wolf Werdigier and Master Class Painting III with teaching professor Lois Renner. The International Summerschool of Fine Arts and Media | Venice is grounded in
“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.
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.
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
Reflexiones sobre la contemporaneidad desde el arte Latinoamericano – Exposición Plástica, Espacio Cultural Donceles 66, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México. ….”Reflexiones sobre la contemporaneidad desde el arte latinoamericano, es un proyecto plástico itinerante, que reflexiona desde la narrativa pictórica, sobre el aquí y el ahora del Ser. El horizonte histórico-cultural, que se considera
After the Rain, 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.
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