The Snite Museum of Art on the University of Notre Dame has just added to its permanent collection two of my drawings: the diptych “Through the Eyes of Desire”.
“The interest in theatrical images and spaces found throughout Latin American art of the last hundred years emerges in his work in a renewed way…
Figurative painter of consummate skill, Sarmiento explores complex emotional states…”
– Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Fragment from the essay: Yearning & Desire. Recent works on paper.
Images shown above:
Through the Eyes of Desire. Pencil on Arches paper, 16 x 12 in (each), 2013.