My research focuses on building a structured image based on minimal elements of painting language and on sign, surface, full and voids relationships.
I use repeating, modular, geometric patterns to illustrate personal observations, philosophical theories, and psychological phenomenon.
I’ve been focused on monochrome, or single-color painting, since 1990. My work has consistently been about reducing forms to basic elements: structure, support, surface, materials.
I define my works as abstract genre scenes. The white works show the “Hic et nunc” feelings, and the black works flood in the time. Although both ones are silent and deaf.
My paintings are made from a variety of different materials: oil paint, oil stick and crayon together with collaged paper, wood and felt. The surface of the paintings is important.
When I first started making abstract paintings it became a sort of philosophical pursuit; I used reductive forms and flat colors to deconstruct the visual world…
My art? A material language! How long and how much listening was necessary to find in a thread and in its variants of color, of thickness, the personal medium of artistic expression.
The work is primarily about painting; it’s nuances, it’s faults and the way it’s seen and made. I see paintings as signs -signs for everything that stands behind them, and for everything they point towards…
My work method is a relatively intuitive and open-ended process based on studio practice where I usually work on several pieces at once and the paintings inform each other.
My work expands outward from a central point of minimalism, into a world of texture, color, and material. I am interested in investigating the concept of space, boundary and the aesthetics. My works are representations of that exploration…