evoke the magic of seeing the world again for
the first time with the eyes of a child. In his artistic process,
nano integrates organictextures and human made objects
into his bronzes to create pieces of artthat reflect the same attention to the magic,
wonder, and creativity that childrenFind in the world around them.
Yet, Nanimals are anything but child's play.They describe, as does a fellow Colombian,
the novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez,a world beyond the borders of ordinary maps,
where nature, an unfettered imagination,science and folk lore, monolithic
and modern mechanical society exist seamlesslytogether. Observe closely Nano's signature
Nanimals and discover not onlythe sight and colors of a Colombian market place,
but a deep respect for life,clearly observed, where everything, even mischievous goat balanced
Nano's Figurative Works
His subject matter, primarily figurative, describes the essential in the human condition in a strong and emotionally charged way. Surface texture is animportant element in his pieces. The combination of his classical training andexperimentation with materialshas led to the production of avant-garde art, which combines powerful aesthetic considerations and rich textural surfaces.