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The Works of Alberto Ybarra

Juxtapoz // Thursday, 24 Jan 2013
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My art is about life experiences, difficult moments, powerful emotions and thought provoking taboo ideas. Most of my paintings are figurative narratives, which explore sexuality, spirituality and human interaction. Art is a language. Painting is my primary language and it’s the best way I am able to communicate a story. It matters little if what is portrayed is “true”, only that the final piece is an extension of myself, my experience and unique outlook.

 

Some of the artists I have found inspiration from are Francisco Goya, Paul Cezanne, Otto Dix, and Balthazar Klossowski de Rola (known as Balthus). —Alberto Ybarra, San Francisco

 

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