Innocence and beauty and also the impact of different aesthetic and emotional experiences which Washington Maguetas has had in the course of a long artistic career. Many of his work hark back to a late 19th-century world of elegance and exquisite natural settings.
Brasilian painter Washington Maguetas is a prolific artist of great versatility who has absinfuences together with the spirit of his native land Brazil to produce paintings which reflect the best elements of both traditions.
During a long and rich career he has developed a protean style which is at once individual and accessible, appealing both to collectors, connoisseurs and the general public. His paintings show both the influence of an early childhood spent in a rustic environment of wordsworthian simplicity.
He has always distrusted the established art world of salons, exhibitions, prizes and cliques, prefering the praise of "people who love paintings".
He lives in a small village near San Paulo, a location with lakes, waterfalls and cascades which give him the sense of spirituel tranquility which influes his work and artistic techniques. He is also the originator of trimaismo, a school of art which uses three or more techniques based on conventional canvas or panel.
The visual art is accompanied by poems by various writers which are always related to the subject of the painting without compromise to previous schools. His work manifests itself in delicate paintings which show great sensitivity for the Brazilian landscape, still life and interiors.
In the course of along artistic career Washington Maguetas has persued his own way without reference to academic schools or conventions. The result is an individual artistic vision which has found recognition both in his native country and now all over the world.
Washington Maguetas (1942) è un pittore Brasiliano, rinomato per le sue splendide opere d'arte in stile Impressionista, sia in Brasile e all'estero.Residente a Taquaritinga, una piccola città nello stato di São Paulo, ha installato il suo studio in un e ambiente artistico, circondato da paesaggi bellissimi, laghi e cascate che l'artista riproduce nelle sue opere d'arte con grande tecnica.Washington Maguetas è creatore della scuola Trimaismo che utilizza tre o più risorse di supporto tecnico su tela convenzionale o pannello. Il visual è accompagnata da una poesia di autori diversi, ma sempre relativi alle opere al di là del non-impegno di scuole esistenti.Il suo lavoro si rivela attraverso dipinti delicati che raffigurano con grande sensibilità i paesaggi brasiliani tipici, nature morte, ritratti e interni.