January 24, 2020
In her vibrant works, Brazilian painter Beatriz Milhazes fuses two very different ways of looking at the world. Her abstract compositions, which can be seen in a line with modernist masters from Henri Matisse to Bridget Riley, are drenched with the colors and light of her native country. Her paintings abound with signs of Brazil's cultural roots and everyday life: carnival, folk art, and motifs from baroque to pop, all choreographed into an exuberant visual rhythm. Her chromatic constructions have an irresistible exotic allure, but, like in the work of Paul Gauguin, we find a broken paradise, where both the promises of life in the tropics and of modernist abstraction strike a darker, more doubtful note.
Signed and numbered on the front from an edition of 100. Sold in mint condition. Please contact the gallery with any questions.
About The Artist
Beatriz Milhazes is an artist from Rio de Janeiro known for her vibrant and colorful collages, which combine Brazilian and Europea....Read More
About The Gallery
Lougher Contemporary was founded by Huw Lougher in 2015 with the mission to acquire and offer a diverse selection of editions and ....Read More
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