By Augusto Entringer
- mixed media on canvas
- 138cm by 140cm stretched
- 142cm by 144cm framed
'In this artwork, chaos takes center stage as the protagonist, represented by its perspective. The canvas is graced with bold strokes of vibrant colors, illustrating the power and intensity of my inner struggle and rage.
At first glance, the painting showcases a series of intricate bars, evoking the presence of a cage. These bars symbolize my belief that the seven capital sins are trapped behind them, hidden from view. Yet, as I delve deeper into the artwork, a subtle revelation unveils itself.
With a closer look, I realize that the sins are not locked away, but rather observing me. Each sin possesses its own distinct aura, intricately woven into the fabric of my existence. Their presence is both raging and unnerving, as they seem to dominate my life decisions and actions.
Amidst the chaos, a delicate interplay of light and shadow emerges, representing the intricate dance between my pursuit of freedom and the grip of the sins upon my being. This juxtaposition invites contemplation, as I question whether I am the observer or the observed.
The brushstrokes, seemingly chaotic at first, coalesce into a harmonious composition. They reflect the ever-present struggle between my desire for liberation and the relentless hold of the sins on my life. This artwork provokes introspection, urging me to confront the complexities of my own humanity.
Ultimately, this abstract painting invites me to embrace the inherent contradiction within my existence, acknowledging the intertwined relationship between chaos, sin, and introspection. It serves as a visual reminder that, in the midst of my personal battles, it is through understanding and self-awareness that I can truly find freedom. '