In the photographic production of Patrick Gonzales a big relief figurative appearance and composition is given to the great knowledge of the pictorial heritage, in a skillful blend of research and development stage of that baggage dream basis of an art that has its roots in the movement that arose from the theoretical Breton poet.
Gonzales dreams and the unconscious play a major role, the line between real and surreal becomes thin, his shots play with our perception, rationality and emotion, inventing a dream vision that becomes representative of luggage dimensions unconscious externalized and shared with the fruitore.Tutto presented in a strict black and white that it becomes an expression of the dichotomy of reality, which is in his work performance through the tonal contrast.
An artist who does not know the time traveling between heaven, earth, and sea, where with visionary images recounts moments of existence breaking the chain of logical and consequential, transporting the viewer into a parallel universe in black and white.
His art is a syncretism of styles where is an 'excellent balance photography, painting and drawing, his images are capable of imparting the charm of the unknowable and represent it through the iconographic symbols and the faces of the characters.
His style is a hybrid between painting and photography, but a summary, which provides an excellent example of art photography.
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