Amazing Book Sculptures By André Martins de Barros
Andre Martins de Barros was born in 1942 in Pau, a small town near the Spanish border. Andre started to paint from the age of 15 and just after completing his military service decided to devote all his time to passion : Painting.
Curious by nature and a perfectionist he has always enjoyed a challenge and one can see that over the years he has constantly experimented with different styles, starting with classic, expressionism moving on to more abstract work and eventually returning to the classic style which currently motivates him.
His painting are never simple; they tell more than the story depicted on the surface and are often deep philosophical statements in themselves revealing great thoughts, secrets and symbols. They can be poetic or full of humour.
Every painting reveals another aspect of the artist's complex imagination and the style itself is a signature testifying that 'this is the word of Andre Martins de Barros, a world of fantasy
Text Via : Fine Art America