Mirage by Bartos Saro – abstract landscapes. New series of artworks.
Mirage is the phenomenon of creating an apparent image of a distant object. It is formed as a result of refraction of light in layers of air. Other meanings of this term are an unbreakable dream, false hopes or appearances, a snot, delusion, illusion, illusion.
The image itself is a fascinating, captivating mirage, it is a play of light, reflections and its absorption. Depending on where you watch it, depending on the lighting, what you see changes. Mirage by Bartos Saro come to life, create moms, create illusions. Fragments deep dark, matte, with thickly applied sand paint, with a distinctive drawing – absorb the light, Others covered with thick glass varnish send intense reflections – the color covered with them disappears and reflected light manifests. Metallic surfaces have their own color, shine with aluminum green, copper and gold, aniline blue. Bartos Saro offers us a vivid image that is in constant interaction with the viewer, which is constantly changing.
Bartos Saro is a reflective artist with a sharp sense of texture, perspective and sharpness. His “Mirages” do not only refer to the transferred meaning of the word. Of the many materials he uses, sand is his favorite. So, however, a reference not only to illusory hopes, appearances of something, delusions and illusions, but also to the phenomenon so often observed in the desert, morgana fata, an image created under the influence of the refraction of light. Mirage by Bartos Saro apart from the play of light. Materials have different surfaces and give extremely different tactile sensations. From slippery to silky softness, from glassy almost injuring the hand to hard, shivering roughness.
Bartos Saro’s “mirages” detach from the canvas, fit into the interior space, transform it into its integral element, at the same time changing it.