YAMILYS BRITO JORGE

A COCKTAIL TO DROWN THE SORROWS

Inspired by the shuttering of Havana’s lively clubs and bars, as well as it’s liquor stores during quarantine, A Cocktail To Drown The Sorrows is Yamilys Brito Jorge’s reply to the elimination of this much-needed form of escape. Through this series, started during the early days of the pandemic, she imagined herself becoming a bartender of sorts, mixing colors with brushes and pens, stirring in complexity with block printing techniques and shots of watercolors, adding a dash of whimsy and two shakes of allusion to create a powerful mix of transportive imagery.  Along the way she has become a cocktail historian of sorts, her extensive research and resultant creativity providing a getaway from her current reality.

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Margarita, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

SOLD

Cosmopolitan, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Mai Tai, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Screwdriver, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Mojito, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Gin Tonic, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Pisco Sour, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

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Manhattan, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

SOLD

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Bloody Mary, 2020

Mixed Media

10" x 12"

SOLD