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The Gentle Tension of Abstraction

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I'm not usually a fan of abstraction, but Usle's themes of in-betweeness struck a chord with me. 

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Hrag Vartanian
Published: 20 June 2013, Hyperallergic

Juan Uslé, “In Kayak (Lindaraja)” (2013)
LOS ANGELES — Time slows within the work of Spanish painter Juan Usle. Though he fits stylistically within the realm of Abstract Expressionism, he shows us again that not all brush strokes need to jump off the canvas, as if caught in a nervous seizure, that there is something to be said for pace, time, and pausing to hear one’s own rhythm. [read more]


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