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Series: the celestial beings of Rolando Fernández Álvarez

Rolando Fernandez Alvarez is a Cuban artist who uses paint as a discourse and language to build his inner visual universe that he carries inside. Often using celestial references and depictions of space and the moon, Rolando’s illustrations are dreamlike and wondrous. His recurring use of flora and fauna reflect the interconnectedness of the universe, nature and animals, his imagination is plunged into the fantastical and the surreal. Caribeart introduces you to a selection of his works including the most recent paintings produced in 2021.

“Absurdo Tropical” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2021
Acrylic on Canvas   31″ x 31″

“El Cazador de Sueños” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2020
Acrylic on Canvas   44″ x 34″
“El Secreto” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2019
Acrylic on Canvas   25″ x 19″

I use painting as a discourse, language and main means of expression to develop my work. Through it I can build that visual universe that I carry inside, never enclosing it within the same style. I am very interested in dialoguing with my work in dissimilar pictorial ways, that is where the work takes on a narrative sense. I make a lot of scenographic sketches to make a kind of illustrative painting where each one takes its own visual form, reconstructing stories and fables, bringing to them my ‘sui generis’ way of painting…

“Posado Sobre la Luna” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2019
Acrylic on Canvas   18″ x 18″
“Restos de Luna” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2021
Acrylic on Canvas   16″ x 16″
“Hay Mentiras Que Crecen Como Árboles” Rolo Fernández
Rolo Fernández Álvarez    2021
Oil on Canvas   45″ x 41″

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