paulos-abuela-con-derrame-200Santiago Paulós (b.1983- Uruguay) Young Uruguayan Santiago Paulós is an extraordinary portrait painter whose style has morphed considerably over the past decade. His early works 2003-05 show an inclination towards deep, heavily textured somber palettes and serious poses ala Lucien Freud. As Paulós progresses, his works have evolved into loose and vibrant contemporary compositions. See for yourself by clicking through the images below.

To view more of Paulós' work, please visit his website  http://www.santiagopaulos.com/