Candido Bido A pillar of the maximum representation of Caribbean art
“I paint stuffs and people from my town…”
This Bido’s quote full of love, patriotism and humility allows us to get closer to his most visceral feeling to know his aesthetic proposal and the speech of the Master of blue, as this legendary artist was also known.
The Dominican brush
Candido Bido´s painting are full of lively and cheerful colors that bring us the beauty and warm of the Caribe trough vibrant compositions where there is common to see a pigeon flying over the landscapes and figures as a wish for hope and good will, in conclusion, a symbol of the importance of peace, the worldwide peace to this world which he painted and reinvented several times.
Creations that spread optimism and in which the orange, yellow, red and blue fulfill the canvas with abrupt, solid and resounding strokes on the different characters he built. Bidó, in the middle of this polychrome, is the result of a refined synthesis of the impressionist and expressionist schools, an extension of the nineteenth century rebellious focuses, the seed embodied in the bias of Van Gogh and Gauguin and the no less recognized, the Dominican Master Gilberto Hernández Ortega.
Faithful lover of the kindness of nature and women as a life-giving figure, his female sculptures cradle their babies and get connected with the world through figures that have no eyes. Just gaps with no eyelids. Eyes that are not slept neither blind. Those sights doesn't get involved with external reality to live in an interior world full of social justice, that justice which take us to a state of happiness that transcend races and social classes. He expressed these illusions through different techniques such as acrylic, oil, gouache, crayons, watercolor and ink.
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