Romancing The Sunrise
Oil on canvas
76.2 x 88.90 cm
Justin Nuyda’s Mindscape Series are formed from memories of sentiments with nature and experience. For Nuyda recalls them as thought sanctuaries, “becoming one with nature briefly brought me into a new world - that of a familiar, enchantingly desolated, yet ephemeral landscape.” His work itself is a metaphor of an elegant golden butterfly, creating gentle waves and exquisite movement as it glides in beautiful harmony with the amber and ochres of the terrain.
Romancing The Sunrise is a visual impression of a stunning and exhilarating landscape, delineated by the graceful hand of a master artist; and one cannot help but gaze in complete awe at his wonderful work.
Justin Nuyda, born 1944, is an abstract painter. He is often referred to as one of the pillars of Philippine Modern Art. He boasts a celebrated career that spans over five decades of prolific development, and better known for his Mindscape Series.
There is a theory that in every human being’s heart beats the rhythm of home. Every heartbeat thumps to the tune of his roots. This explains why Justin Nuyda is always in constant search for mindscapes. He paints a picture of the sights and captures the sounds within a mind that is not lost, but simply in a quest. His abstractions are trembling in the brink of reality; from surreal to real, turbulent to placid, and barren to bea….