Homenaje a Toulouse-Lautrec. Mixed media on canvas. Signed and dated lower left. Titled on reverse. Sight measures, 48 in. height x 61.5 in. width, (with frame 52 in. height x 65 in. width).
Aldo Soler has developed a style of appreciation and expression that has turned him into one of the most popular artists in his field. He explores the relationship between women and their surroundings and common everyday objects are often to be found in the paintings. His work is big, bold and provocative. Using mostly acrylics on canvas, Soler portrays women in various poses or gives us a mere glimpse of their form. His style is modern, almost pop art, and the colors he uses are vivid and expressive, with strong, clear lines. Different textures feature highly, with materials such as sawdust being incorporated into the paint, and he shows a keen eye for the correlation between light and dark.
Aldo Soler was born in Cuba in 1948. Between 1965 and 1967 he studied in Cuba's National School of Art, specializing in scenery design and construction for the dramatic arts. He continued his studies at the same university, though specializing in painting, and graduated in 1972. He taught art at the Cuban Arts School for 10 years before becoming a full time artist in 1987. He has won several competitions and has taken part in numerous exhibitions in Cuba as well as in Africa and Europe.
Condition: In very good condition. No issues to note.