Ale Montañez © 2016 Expressionist painter of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, Planet Earth.



Measurement: 30 x 23 cm.

Technique: pastel

This work is dedicated to those people who have lost a loved one.

Here I wanted to show the feeling of sadness which invades us when a person you love passes into another state, to another life, to a sky, to wherever …

When I painted it I was feeling the recent loss of my brother Juan José and I expressed the pain which I had felt in the coldness of a hospital, when I realised that there would no longer be any times to be shared, to rectify or to plan new experiences.

That is what death is like: cold and a bitch.


The following year I wanted to do another painting for him, but this time without pain. Here is the link: