As you saw from our coverage and cover image for CONTEXT Art Miami, we were quite taken by an artist new to AMJorge Santos. Showing with 101/Exhibit as well as Evan Lurie Gallery, the American painter takes inspiration from the political turmoil and struggles of his formative years in Angola and Portugal to create surreal and brooding scenes, a seemingly frozen snapshot in some fantastic story. With his works overflowing with intriguing characters and details, we found ourselves continually discovering new things as we stared at his paintings.¬† Check some examples of his work below…

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