Painting by Santiago Carbonell

Swept Away

November 03, 2021

 The poem that inspired this sculpture.

Read More

Shadow Solstice

Shadow Solstice

October 31, 2021

"Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!"

Bram Stoker 'Dracula'

Read More

© Roberto Ferri image / © Gesso Cocteau poem ____

Hope

October 28, 2021 2 Comments

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history.

Read More


Seduction

Seduction

October 27, 2021 2 Comments

“Saints and Sinners may be separated by their actions, but they are united by their reaction to passion.”
― G.C.

Read More

A Note to Myself

A Note to Myself

October 26, 2021 3 Comments

It seems we are always chasing our gods and our saints while our demons are chasing us.

Read More

Stranded Hearts and Other Sorrows

Stranded Hearts and Other Sorrows

October 25, 2021 3 Comments

 

 

Read More


Agony of Self Poem Digital Art by Gesso Cocteau

Agony of Self

June 11, 2021

Upon this golden bed
between the living and the dead
I ache knowing that the things I love
will eventually fade away.

Read More

facta non verba (deeds not words)

facta non verba (deeds not words)

May 31, 2021 4 Comments

The last year has brought deep sorrow, undefinable joy and captivating discoveries both with my personal and professional life. In the years that I have lived the most evident truth I have found is that baring my soul to those who see my artwork or read my poetry is bound to cause a multitude of emotions both within myself and the person entering my lif

Read More

Gesso Cocteau Blog

The Connection Between Artist and Writers

May 18, 2021 2 Comments

When I write I consider the metaphor, when I sculpt I consider the 3D metaphor, as a poet-sculptor I am constantly aware of the evolution of my art forms and to what degree they influence one another. It is easy to wonder which between the two is more everlasting. 

Read More


WHY I SCULPT BODIES IN MOVEMENT

WHY I SCULPT BODIES IN MOVEMENT

December 15, 2019

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” Last week I had a conversation with a friend of mine who teaches movement to children and adults. The goal is to teach these students alternative healthy techniques to cope with stress, loss and loneliness.

Read More