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JENNIFER GUIDI | Energy of Love (Painted Universe Mandala SF #4F, Red, Natural Ground)

120,000 - 150,000 USD
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  • Jennifer Guidi
  • Energy of Love (Painted Universe Mandala SF #4F, Red, Natural Ground) 
  • oil, acrylic and sand on linen
  • 92 by 74 in. 233.7 by 188 cm.
  • Executed in 2018. This work was donated to the (RED) Auction by the Artist, Gagosian Gallery, David Kordansky Gallery and Massimo De Carlo.

Catalogue Note

The technique for Jennifer Guidi’s Universe Mandala series begins with the application of a drawing to a flat surface of sand derived from various sources such as maps, constellations, ancient depictions and the artist’s imagination. The drawing is then covered with an oil paint mandala, leaving a trace to be detected underneath, allowing the drawing in the sand to come in and out of focus and prompting the viewer to explore the pure sensory experience of color, texture, luminosity and form. Guidi provokes a contemporary version of the sublime, one in which the smallest details are of no less consequence than the totality of the big picture.