Since leaving his home country of Cuba in 2016, Jorge Luis Santos has taken the art world by storm with his unparalleled energy and striking statement pieces. He is at the forefront of two major art waves, Gestural Abstraction, and Neo-expressionism. Santos creates visceral abstract works on a monumental scale. Taking a mental and physical approach towards his work, Santos wields paint like an extension of himself, and it is not uncommon to find him creating on his studio floor and leaving shoe prints, hand prints, and paint splatters alongside brush strokes in his pieces.
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