Puzzle adaptation of Okuda San Miguel’s “El Lago del Deseo” (Lake of Desire), his first large format work in his career.
The Spanish artist’s first interpretation of the Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch, one of his biggest inspirations.
The work has formed part of two of Okuda’s biggest public exhibitions: his retrospective at Valencia’s Carmen gallery for the Fallas festival and the Art Madrid fair, both in 2018.
Part of the proceeds of the sale of the prints will go to the #colouringtheworld initiative.
96x68cm, 2000 pieces
About the Artist
OKUDA SAN MIGUEL
Born November 19, 1980 in Santander and based in Madrid since 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. Since its inception in 1997, his pieces on railroads and abandoned factories in his hometown were clearly recognizable. Parallel to his work in the street, Okuda also starts producing more intimate works in his studio, with which from 2009 evolves into a more personal way. The multicolored geometric structures and patterns are joined with gray bodies and organic forms in artistic pieces that could be categorized as Pop Surrealism with a clear essence of street forms. His works often raise contradictions about existentialism, the Universe, the infinite, the meaning of life, the false freedom of capitalism, and show a clear conflict between modernity and our roots; ultimately, between man and the same. In his work, multicolored geometric architectures blend with organic shapes, bodies without identity, headless animals, symbols that encourage reflection... A unique iconographic language. His works can be seen in streets and galleries around the world: India, Mali, Mozambique, United States, Japan, Chile, Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Mexico and the European continent among others.
Okuda San Miguel