Magic Realism Recent Painting and 3D Mixed Media Assemblage of Armando Adrian-Lopez,
artist, visionary, and dreamer.
Armando Adrian-Lopez is an award winning Mexican artist living and painting in Abiquiu, NM
The term magic realism was used initially as a literary term that was meant to describe the work of authors, such as, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The large body of produced by Armando Adrian-Lopez has produced a large body of work, oil paintings and 3D mixed media assemblages.They combine the representational with the symbolic to form images that are readily understood. His Imagery focuses on the magic present in everyday life. The visual meanings inherent in his work are multi-layered, narrative, and dream-like.
Armando is a nationally recognized artist and a Mexican native of Tarascan/Purepecha Mexican lineage, drawing his visual imagery from his life experiences, from both his childhood & as an adult. The bold palette and soft edges create the dream-like visual environment of his paintings and mixed media assemblages inviting the viewer to feel and interpret deeper meanings. He focuses most of his attention on Oil Painting and 3D Mixed-Media Assemblage. Mr. Adrian-Lopez also uses his storytelling and theatrical skills to create performance art. He firmly believes in Art as Medicine for both artist and viewer.
Armando Adrian-Lopez’s work is in the collections of The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach, California, The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and in many private collections worldwide. He lives and works at his studio in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Please contact Armando Adrian-Lopez Studio directly with any questions about his artistic processes, prices, studio visits or commissions. On this site you can browse the archives of his magical realistic paintings and 3D .mixed media assemblage sculpture.as well as browsingg works currently available for purchase.
May my work inspire you to delve deep into your psyche, emotions, consciousness, and the innate magic of life.