" The brave lion and the coward crocodile "
~ oils on canvas ~ 30 x 30 inch ~ price: $ 750.000
~The lion is the symbol of bravery. He always attacks straight on. The crocodile is a coward, he hides in the water until the very last moment. We must use time wisely.
" Katabasis "
~ oils on canvas ~ 36 x 72 inch ~ price: $ 1.750.000
~ Katabasis is a descending into an underworld, governed by struggle and poverty. After Katabasis, the human, the spirit comes back stronger and more mature, the boy becomes man. The lonely kid from the right wearing just a sandal is a symbol of poverty while the other people fighting represent the struggle of life.
The story is inspired from the artist's own story . The big white concrete block on top of the man and the weight of the carriage makes the struggle even harder. But there is light coming our way. Time is not on our side and so we must use it wisely. Katabasis is a masterpiece suited for those who started from nothing, know the struggle but made their way up.
" The bull "
~ oils on canvas ~ 30 x 30 inch ~ $ 160.000
~The bull is the symbol of persistence and courage.
Although he constantly gets injured by the matador’s spears, he continues to attack. We humans should be inspired by the bull’s behavior and persist in reaching our goals.