The Transfiguration paintings are inner landscapes which developed in the 1970s and 80s when Imero had a keen interest in the theories of quantum physics and was practicing Transcendental Meditation. The images came directly from his imagination and dreams. Sometimes in the morning, he would rush to his studio, eager to capture an entire image held vividly in his mind upon awakening.
“Those are my surrealistic or subconscious works. They are really completely different, not especially colorful, more in search of form…This is psychic rather than physical space. They allow me to express a certain philosophy of life, an almost mystic approach to life, a religiosity of life.”