b. 1954, Spain

Juan Uslé Biography

Juan Uslé’s works are defined by geometry and despite their graphical character they are profound. Often they are determined by a strong color contrast, that make the images glow. The light perceived however, does not resemble sunlight but artificial neon-light. It reminds us of lights in cinemas and cities.

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Is it a chaos of tubes and cables, the topographical sight and overview of a city or a metro system? Uslé displays the complexity of modern world and the twisted perception of our living environment. Parts of pictures start to overlap and they merge. They seem to be in motion. Colours reject each other or blur and form something new, so it enforces the picture’s or the city’s dynamic.

Among his recent exhibitions are: the Biennale in Venice, the Tate collection in London, the Guggenheim in Bilbao and the MACBA in Barcelona.

Juan Uslé Featured Artworks

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Quintres (Quebrantas) by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting
Juan Uslé Quintres (Quebrantas), 2021 Vinyl, dispersion and dry pigment on canvas
198 x 112 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris Contact Gallery
Raco del Duc, 2 (In Serpis) by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting, mixed media
Juan Uslé Raco del Duc, 2 (In Serpis), 2019 Vinyl dispersion and dry pigment on canvas
244 x 153 x 5.5 cm
Galerie Thomas Schulte Contact Gallery
Contenido (Strindberg) by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting
Juan Uslé Contenido (Strindberg), 2016 Vinyl, dispersion and dry pigment on canvas
61 x 45.7 cm
Cheim & Read Contact Gallery
Lejania by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting
Juan Uslé Lejania, 2021 Vinyl, dispersion, and dry pigment on canvas laid on board
61 x 46 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York Contact Gallery
La imagen prometida by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Juan Uslé La imagen prometida, 2016 Vinyl, dispersion, acrylic and dry pigment on canvas
61 x 46 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris Contact Gallery
Notes on SQR by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting
Juan Uslé Notes on SQR, 2020 Mixed media on paper
56 x 71 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York Contact Gallery
TIED-UNTIED by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork mixed media
Juan Uslé TIED-UNTIED, 2010 Vinyl, dispersion and dry pigment on canvas
61 x 45.7 cm
Cheim & Read Contact Gallery
SOÑE QUE REVELABAS (LIXIAN) by Juan Uslé contemporary artwork painting
Juan Uslé SOÑE QUE REVELABAS (LIXIAN), 2017 Vinyl, dispersion and dry pigment on canvas
274.3 x 203.2 cm
Cheim & Read Contact Gallery

Juan Uslé Recent Exhibitions

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