These Miriam Escofet Paintings Modernize the Classic Art

 - Mar 15, 2013
References: miriamescofet & sweet-station
These photorealistic paintings by Miriam Escofet capture the essence of their subjects. The striking works of art follow a classic portrait format and are the
visual artist's modern take on the age old creative practice.

The painter's creative background lies in 3D Design and ceramic arts. These three-dimensional qualities can be seen in her painted portrait series that offers a textural and lifelike aesthetic to both the artist's subjects and objects alike.

These portraits by Miriam Escofet merge classic portraiture with still life drawing. The artist captures an intimate moment with her subjects and captivates their mood and personality through the symbolic array of objects that surround them. From decorative family heirlooms to books and skulls, these contemporary portraits maintain their alluring old world air.