Juana Gaviria

Latam geometric abstraction, which is one of the most idiosyncratic contributions made by We to contemporary  art, by emphasizing the three-dimensional character of the painting, Juana forces the  viewer to inspect it as if it were a sculpture,  constitute a visual and intellectual ascesis, a kind of meditation in movement, creating communication with the viewer. Unable to detect the complete system, the viewer nevertheless notices a strong visual force holding everything together

Juana’s  geometric abstractions engage the viewer to actively explore relations between the shaped canvas, its embedded planes and surrounding architecture. What is so astonishing and gratifying about (Juana’s) work is the way that color and shape, each as important as the other, interact to create each painting.

The emphatic diagonal movement in many of her works relates a feeling of containment with in the picture frame, and a further implication of spatial depth.

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