Martin Machado: Fluid State
San Francisco Art Institute
The San Francisco Art Institute | Fort Mason campus presents the dynamic maritime paintings and drawings of local artist Martin Machado in “Martin Machado: Fluid State,” in the Main Gallery, Pier 2, at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Machado’s large-scale paintings and ink drawings reflect his experiences working on international container ships and commercial fishing vessels.
Machado depicts fantastic scenes of giant ships and sea creatures, beautiful marine tableaus at sea, and portraits of crew members. He also portrays shipping ports all over the world and immense vistas of cloud- and star-filled skies.