Máscara Olmeca, Óleo sobre lienzo. Artist, Modesto Trigo Trigo

TheMusa, Painted by Modesto Trigo Trigo.

Modesto Trigo Trigo is a Spanish artist born in Gundivós in 1960. He began his artistic career in Barcelona in 1977, making portraits with various techniques. In 1980 he moved to Jaca and in 1982 he settled in Lanzarote, where he lived and worked for eight years. During this period, Trigo focused mainly on painting and sculpture, making numerous murals and portraits in relief for public and private buildings, and collaborated in the creation of the Cultural Association Taller Arte Teguise together with other artists.

In 1990, Trigo moved to Madrid, where he continued his artistic career, making numerous portraits for important figures such as the Infanta Elena, King Juan Carlos, businessmen and artists. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Spain and other countries and has received several awards for his work. In addition to his activity as an artist, Trigo has also worked as an art teacher, teaching workshops and classes in different institutions.

Trigo's style is characterized by his attention to detail and his ability to capture the essence and personality of the subjects portrayed in his works. It is based on detailed observation, and analysis of shapes and lights, and uses a wide variety of techniques and materials, including oil, acrylic, pastel and drawing. He draws inspiration from artists of the past such as Velázquez, Rembrandt and Toulouse-Lautrec, as well as the work of contemporaries such as Lucian Freud and John Singer Sargent.

Trigo has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Spain and other countries, including the Castelló 120 Gallery in Madrid, the Torreón Bernard Gallery in Benicasim, Castellón, the Spínola Palace and the Warehouse in Lanzarote, the Gala Gallery in Chicago, the "Artesanos Art Gallery" in Florida, the Rubens Gallery in Majadahonda, Madrid, the Tocre Gallery in Madrid, the Samol Gallery in Pozuelo, Madrid, the Godmil Gallery in Guadarrama, Madrid, the D'Art Gallery in Alcorcón, Madrid, the Salviarte in Gijón, Asturias, the exhibition "Something more than realism... IV" in Zaragoza, the Arte XXI Gallery in Mexico City, and the collective of the Arcilla Foundation at the Ateneo in Madrid. He has also worked on projects such as the creation of murals in the reception of the 112 for the Community of Madrid, and the collaboration in the monument to Antonio Molina Martín in Collado Villalba.

Modesto Trigo is an innovative artist who will transcend the boundaries of art, thanks to his ability to adapt to new technologies and bring his work to wider audiences. His innovative approach and commitment to the presence of art in all spaces will create a unique artistic legacy that will set a new precedent in the history of art.

Modesto Trigo Trigo

Modesto Trigo Trigo self portrait