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Saatchi Art – “New This Week” – July 8th 2019

It is always exciting to be acknowledged for an achievement and no more so than for an artist like myself. The art world is a very competitive place and the internet has made that competition explode! It is now possible for every artist on the planet to have a presence online. Even though this has allowed more and more artist’s work to be shown it has always created an environment of such sheer volume that is difficult to find good art with literally millions of works listed online!

“This is why once again I am pleased, thrilled and honored to have one of my works chosen to grace the FRONT COVER of the world’s largest and online gallery of fine art Saatchi Art!”

Fugitive Imagination by Nestor Toro as seen on the front cover of the Saatchi art gallery site. Saatchi is the largest online gallery in the world!

Fugitive Imagination by Nestor Toro as seen on the front cover of the Saatchi art gallery site. Saatchi is the largest online gallery in the world!

This is why once again I am pleased, thrilled and honored to have one of my works chosen to grace the front cover of the world’s largest and online gallery of fine art Saatchi Art! One of my works was hand chosen by the Saatchi head curator Rebecca Wilson for inclusion in her prestigious “New This Week” July 8th 2019 collection! In her weekly collection Rebecca curates the best of the best and this is the 3rd time I have had the honor!

The work that Rebecca chose is entitled Fugitive Imagination. It was painted in June 2019 and was done using several of my signature techniques as you can see here.

 

Here are the other times (3 times so far) that I was included in the head curator’s collections this year!

I was featured in January 21st 2019 with my work so I happy to announce that one of my recent work titled “Just Like Thunder” was included in the Saatchi “New This Week” for 1-21-2019 collection by Saatchi’s chief curator Rebecca Wilson!

The second time this year was in March! It’s well known that Saatchi Art is the number 1 online gallery in the world and once again one of my works was chosen to be included in the Saatchi Art’s chief curator Rebecca Wilson‘s prestigious weekly “New This Week 3-11-2019” collection! Thank you very much Rebecca!

If you would like to own one of my award winning works please visit on of the fine galleries who sell my work such as Saatchi! You can view this work in my SHOP and view all the very same artwork and if you like you can purchase any of my works directly from me there. Online purchases are safe, secure, and come with the same money back guarantee PLUS you get to work directly with me and I LOVE working with collectors and fans alike!

Nestor Toro – Los Angeles 2019

Saatchi Art “New This Week” – 03.11.2019

It is a well known fact that Saatchi Art is the number one online gallery in the world and I am happy to once again announce that for the second time this year one of my works was chosen to be included in the Saatchi Art’s chief curator Rebecca Wilson‘s prestigious weekly “New This Week 3-11-2019” collection! Thank you very much Rebecca! Nestor Toro – Los Angeles

The work is entitled Verdor (Maritime forest) and was painted this year. The work is 48 x 36 inches and inspired by the ocean, blue skies and tropical forests with infinite shades of green!

Here is a perspective photo of Verdor (Maritime Forest) by Nestor Toro.
As you can see this artwork complements the room and being a new work from Nestor Toro the potential as an investment is great!

Room View - FULL IMAGE - Verdor (Maritime Forest) by Nestor Toro

Room View – FULL IMAGE – Verdor (Maritime Forest) by Nestor Toro

 

 

SOLD – Island Coast by Nestor Toro

Island Coast (Tide Pools) is 48 x 36 inches in size. I created this work in 2019. Ocean coast inspired, tide pools in the Caribbean coast line. Shades of blue, ochre, yellow, carmine, orange and white. Contemplative minimalist piece.  Thank you – Nestor Toro 2019

Full Image - Island coast (Tide Pools) (2019) Abstract Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro

SOLD – Full Image – Island coast (Tide Pools) (2019) – 48 x 36 inches – Abstract Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro

 

Island coast (Tide Pools) (2019) Abstract Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro

SOLD – Island coast (Tide Pools) (2019) Abstract Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro

A Closer Look (Shimmering Wonder) by Nestor Toro – SOLD

SOLD – SPONTANEOUS INTRICATE ABSTRACT! 

2019 continues to be going well with another work sold via Saatchi. This work is called A Closer Look (Shimmering Wonder) and it was featured just this week in a collection on Saatchi called “Inspired by Jackson Pollock” so how thrilling to have the work purchased after being showcased in the Saatchi collection! Thank you very much to Paula from Orlando for inquiring this work.

Colorful impactful iridescent mediums to make all colors pop and shine. The colors were poured in different stages and molded with palette knifes to make great texture. This piece has a very spontaneous bold feel lots of light and layers. Expressionistic inspired. Signed on the lower right corner of the canvas on the front. Thank you – Nestor Toro

XL Painting Special for the holidays. Abstracto colorido! (2018) Abstract

SOLD – A Closer Look (Shimmering Wonder) by Nestor Toro! (2018) Abstract Expressionism 

SOLD - XL Painting Special for the holidays. Abstracto colorido! (2018) Abstract

SOLD – XL Painting Special for the holidays. Abstracto colorido! (2018) Abstract
Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro

 

SOLD – Forest In Blue by Nestor Toro

I am please to inform all my blog readers that I have sold my work Forest in Blue to a collector in Minnesota. This is actually my first work going to that state so thank you Ellen! This work is a great example of painting with a palette knife with big bold strokes giving the […]

SOLD – Perhaps A Sunset by Nestor Toro

This is the second piece that David, the collector from Georgia acquired. The work is called Perhaps a Sunset and measures 20 x 16 inches. Contemplative color field painting with lots of color blending, contrast and fine details. Textured with many layers of plaster to prime the canvas then applied acrylic paint with spatulas and palette knives creating very organic textures and forms. High quality Sennelier and Golden Acrylics and glossy finish. Relief texture truly a statement piece. You can probably tell that I had fun making this work! Thank you David for collecting my work!

 

Artist Nestor Toro is seen with his recently sold abstract artwork titled -  Perhaps a Sunset

Artist Nestor Toro is seen with his recently sold abstract artwork titled – Perhaps a Sunset

Although the work is one of my “smaller” works measuring 20 x 16 inches you can easily see that it is quite powerful. Many think that only a large statement work can have the energy like this but if you stop and think about it I am sure that you can think of many walls in your home or office that could really benefit with the addition of a work of this size! Brighten up the space…get a work to motivate, inspire, or simply take some time each day to enjoy the color and motion!

 

What is it about Art – Why Is Art Valued?

Art is a magical thing in human terms. The first artistic human creations were cave paintings around 40,0000 years ago. Art is one of the most important human creations because it is not necessary for survival. Unlike food, shelter, and the basics needed for survival, art is created simply to express. This is important because it shows us that the need for expression has been around a long time and has evolved along with human culture. Basic shelter was adorned with carving and later pigments for color. These works were done not out of necessity but rather out of the sheer mental stimulation that these visual additions gave. What do you think inspired these early artists? A need to leave their mark perhaps…the amazement they felt being alive and aware of their lives.

As human culture evolved and grew more complex art was used by those with the means to further enhance there surroundings. Artists were hired to create celebrate murals often with a religious theme. These works were used not only to provide visual pleasure but also to communicate stories or events considered important – thus they were beautiful and also served a practical purpose.

Because art is not necessary for the basic survival (although today we can argue that statement) it is held in high regard as a uniquely human accomplishment. Art separates us from other animals in that it is done for pleasure and is created from the mind. Art can be seen as the ultimate in human accomplishments as it has evolved from being a literal visual representation of something such as a portrait of a person who lived long ago to something that is purely enjoyable from a mental aspect such as abstract art. Abstract art is where it gets really interesting…

If you share my love of abstract art then check my available abstract artworks in the site shop.

You might just find something that resonates with you and inspires and motivates you. Nestor Toro – Los Angeles

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SOLD – Burning Wood by Nestor Toro

This work is a triptych made of 3 20 x 16 inch canvases. I call it Burning Wood and the colors and the movement captured are reminiscent of a fireplace. I always find sitting in front of fire and watching the flames dance around with the ever changing light patterns putting on a show. This work has the same feel for me hence the name. It is now in New York with Roberto. Thank you very much for collecting my art – Nestor Toro – Los Angeles

Contemplative piece with great depth and organic shapes. Most of the colors are the result of color blending using acrylic mediums. This multi canvas work is truly a statement piece. I had a great time working on this painting!!! This is a multi panel artwork each canvas is 16*20 inches.

SOLD - Burning Wood (2017) Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro - Sold

SOLD – Burning Wood (2017) Acrylic painting by Nestor Toro – Sold

SOLD – Make Believe (with Pink Glasses)

I want to share this painting as it is part of a large commission for a collector in India that I am currently working on…a massive project of 13 works! This is a challenge and will take a lot of mental energy but being a seasoned professional I am certainly up to the task and will be updating my blog with additional work from this project from time to time as I am going to concentrate on it now that the busy holiday season is gone and we are into a new year! Thank you – Nestor Toro L.A. 2018

Commissioned work by Nestor

Here is the work in a bedroom setting – Powerful

Commissioned work by Nestor Toro

Commissioned work by Nestor Toro