December 14, 09:06 PM GMT
30,000 - 40,000 USD
mixed media on canvas
91 by 72 in. (231.1 by 182.9 cm.)
Argentine-Swiss painter Vivian Suter’s work calls on the environs of Panajachel, Guatemala, a small town situated at the edge of the volcanic crater that has become Lake Atitlán. Suter has maintained a studio for over thirty years in the Guatemalan Highlands, and her works bear the mark of their place of origin. Signs of wind, sun exposure, vegetation deposits, or the footprints of wild animals are often visible in her completed works. It is owing to these direct (but nevertheless unintentional) interventions that Suter considers herself a landscape painter, though her subject matter remains deeply rooted in abstraction.
Recent solo exhibitions of Suter’s work have been staged at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Tate Liverpool, United Kingdom; Gladstone Gallery, New York; The Power Plant, Toronto; and the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been included in the 2018 Taipei Biennial; Documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany; and exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth, London and the High Line, New York.
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