Octavio Ocampo

Octavio Ocampo was born in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico February 28 1943. He studied at the Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico City and San Francisco Art Institute, he graduated in 1974. After having given early signs of his multifaceted artistic genius, since 1976 was devoted only to painting and sculpture. Ocampo now works and lives in Tepoztlan, north of Mexico City, is considered one of the most beautiful places on earth. He works mainly with the metamorphic style - using a technique of overlapping and juxtaposition of realistic and figurative details within the images that he creates. Octavio Ocampo is famous for his many paintings in which intertwines the detailed and intricate images that help to create a figure larger. Only away from the painting you can fully appreciate, involving the person who goes to settle all the individual details.

Octavio Ocampo used the ambiguity of vision to produce paintings or sculptures that arouse contradictory feelings. Want to try these feelings? Click on the pictures



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