Alexi Torres

These portraits, although they may look as though they have been woven, have been hand painted by artist Alexi Torres.

The Cuban-born artist works on five canvas at the same time, with each one taking approximately six to eight weeks to complete.

He builds up these images by painting elements from nature, such as leaves, weaving and feathers. ‘The intricate patterns and details in the paintings show the fulfillment that we find in basic organic elements; on how we are all interconnected with each other, in a spiritual and physical level.,’ he says.

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