“Painting is a practice for which it is necessary, (leaving aside the representation of recognizable figures), a strong intuition and an exercise sustained over time that unfolds on the surface of the canvas. Many of these practices were developed from the beginning of the 20th century and, above all, after 1945, under the option of abstract art and the modern paradigm. Drawing, and creating recognizable figures left the scene due to their naturalistic reference, the possibility of referring these images to bothmaterial and spiritual properties began to grow.
In this exhibition, nearly fifteen works, including paintings, collages and assemblages by Yiriane Kahn, an artist who studied in Lima and Barcelona, challenge us to imagine visual configurations that convey a concern for matter. On the canvas, a blue stain seems to expand suddenly, insinuating a density associated with water, while another ocher stain, seem to float on the white to give it an air that limits it, but at the same time gives it a surprising life. Connecting the other end with hints of gold linked to fire, challenging us to a new reading of this constellation...”
Part of the curatorial text by Augusto del Valle Cárdenas,
June 2022, Lima, PerúBack to Solo Exhibitions