Oil Painting

Vivian Leila Campillo oil painting The Little Red Cryselephantine

FAIRY TALES REVISITED: RESCULPTING MYTH

One day I decided to arrange a meeting for my favorite sculptors and storytellers. I invited Rodin, Degàs, Michelangelo, Chiparus, Di Modica, Carrol, Beaumont, Perrault and the Grimms. I added a pinch of my own sarcasm and imagination and let them talk to each other. I guess they just talked about humanity like we all do. In the following paintings I will try to tell you how it went.

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Art Deco portrait - Richard - by Vivian Leila Campillo

THE PORTRAITS

My portraits are the result of a process both warm and enriching. First the model and I must get closer during some photographic sessions, my former and dear profession, in order to identify their most relevant features, both physical and emotional. And then, of course, we have to talk about art.

It is important to go over the role early 20th Century portrait as a symbol of social status and cultural modernity. My heart has long been gained by Alphonse Mucha for Art Nouveau and Tamara de Lempicka for Art Deco. To review their work is always a pleasure.

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Spring Oil Painting by Vivian Leila Campillo

THE SEASONS

My dearest and most humble homage to Erté, the master of style.

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Superman crucified Oil Painting by Vivian Campillo

JUXTAPOSITIONS

The character that Jerry Siegel conceived with all the attributes of divinity reminds us of our stuborn tendency to expect God’s miracles instead of providing human favours to one another. Overwhelmed by his burden and deeply sorry for us he stares.

With all due respect I propose my reflection.

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Red Character Oil Painting by Vivian Leila Campillo

LITTLE CHARACTERS

Strange, strange, strange…

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Piano man Oil Painting by Vivian Leila Campillo

NIGHTLIFE

Strange, strange, strange…

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THE LANDSCAPES

Dreamy, distorted, but so real… Learn more

Metropolis Oil Painting by Vivian Leila Campillo

Illustration

There are deaf people who only hear what they want to see Watercolor illustration by Vivian Leila Campillo

THE COMPLETE RAG APHORISMS

This collection of 80 watercolours illustrates The Complete Rag Aphorisms, a compilation written by Hernán Compá and launched in Frankfurt Book Fair 2019. Afo, the Rag Doll, impersonates the wisdom of the Argentinian author trimming away any excessive solemnity in the genre with the naïve cuteness of its simple stetches.

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Chat-Online bookstore illustration by Vivian Leila Campillo

THE ONLINE BOOKSTORE

Online bookstores illustrated.

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