Epic scenes of the kind featured in paintings of battles, coronations, and other major historical events are not the specialty of Nick Quijano, an artist based in Puerto Rico, with an online exhibition hosted by Fort Gansevoort devoted to works geared toward intimate scenes of everyday life around his home in Old San Juan.
“I’m not into the big stories of history painting,” Quijano said in a Zoom interview from his studio last month. “I’m into the little stories—I want to appeal to the intimacy of feeling and to the heart.”
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