THOUGHTS ON PAINTING
The head of a horse is posed regally in this stately Nobility painting. With the typical symbolism of a horse in mind, it appears that the artist is attempting to convey how high in regards he holds certain values, equating them to nobility itself. Horses often embody power and stamina, perhaps suggesting the belief that nothing is more important than perseverance and dedication to one's cause. The horse is painted in red and brown hues, suggesting that there is a passion being conveyed by the artist to live life by this moral sense of ethics.
GETTING TO KNOW JUAN SOTO
Juan Soto is a painter born in Mexico City in the year 1971. He took an interest in art from an early age and was lauded by family and peers for his incredible ability to draw and design things with expertise. Growing up submersed in his Mexican culture, Juan Soto was drawn to create images that are reflective of this, using not only imagery of items, people and animals he saw frequently there, but using the colors and landscape that he grew up around as well. He loves working on traditional mediums such as the amate-leaf tree and using techniques through this medium that were once employed thousands of years ago.