• Lifelike Eyes Clustered Together in Striking Abstract Portraits by Emilio Villalba

    6 days ago - By Colossal

    San Francisco-based painter Emilio Villalba creates abstract portraits inspired by the precision of master works from the past. His paintings are set against white backgrounds that partially cover or obscure large clusters of diverse, hyperrealistic eyes, which are each painted from photographs of posed family members or friends. Villalba feels more comfortable capturing the feelings in familiar subjects' faces rather than strangers, an element which he presents in his emotive work.
    “Subtle shifts, repetition, placement, or absence of facial features are attempts to create a feeling of...
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