Painting “Cari”

The first painting of my gorgeous sister Cari “Cari”, Oil on canvas, 76 x 50.5 cm, 2016 Over the years my sister has been an inspiration for me in many different ways, now she also inspires me artistically. I loved so much working on this painting, capturing her beauty and elegance, in this case dressed…

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Free Drawing of Nelson Mandela

  I want to give you this drawing of Nelson Mandela for FREE (incl. free shipping worldwide!) :) Do you want it? This is what you have to do. It is very easy! 1. Like Marta Galindo Artworks Facebook page 2. Share this post on your Facebook timeline 3. Write your name (or anything you…

The wedding present

This is a very special painting for a very special couple. A good friend of mine, who is always supporting my works, got engaged recently. The rest of my friends decided they wanted to give them a meaningful gift they could enjoy for the rest of their lives. With that idea, they asked me if…

Regatta in Perth

This is my latest painting, “Regatta in Perth”. Perth is a wonderful city, and ever since I moved here I wanted to paint the beautiful view you have of the skyline from South Perth, which is the icon of the city, and I finally did it! :) And to make it better, I decided to…

Reason’s tragedy

“Human reason has this peculiar fate that in one species of its knowledge it is burdened by questions which, as prescribed by the very nature of reason itself, it is not able to ignore, but which, as transcending all its powers, it is also not able to answer” – Immanuel Kant (Critique of Pure Reason) Charcoal…

Magnificence in the oceans

“. . . mixing with the soft waves themselves (…) these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean’s skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it… “ – Herman Melville (Moby Dick) Oil and acrylic painting “Humpback whale” by Marta Galindo.

As if the sand was stone

“Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand was stone.” – Jorge Luis Borges Oil painting “Indiana Teahouse, Cottesloe” by Marta Galindo.

The beauty of what you do not see

I consider there is some attractiveness on what you do not get to see completely, on what leaves you with the desire of seeing more, of knowing more. We have an extraordinary mind that fills the gaps for us, and yet, we want more, we want it all. Part of the beauty of the sea…