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Juan Gomez

Charlie Horse Gallery
28 Marcy Avenue, between Hope & Metropolitan
October 29 - November 13, 2009
Reception: Thursday, October 29, 6 - 8:30 PM
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In his seductive and prismatic paintings, Juan Gomez displays a new approach to his practice. Gomez’s use of material allows him to further express his ever-oscillating linear figures. Unlike his previous work, with monochromatic dormant backgrounds, the female form now competes with the ground, vying for attention.

“The gesture and line are as important as the captured moments—whether frenzied or calm, solipsistic or engaging, these drawings are mesmerizing.” Devon Dikeou of zingmagazine and the Dikeou Collection.

Juan Gomez was born in 1970 and raised in Bogota, Colombia. He moved to the United States in 1990. Gomez received a BFA in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He has exhibited his work at CUE Art Foundation, Massimo Audiello, Art in General, Lombard-Freid Projects, Momenta Art and The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. His exhibitions have been reviewed in Art in America, The New York Sun, The New York Times, ArtNexus, and zingmagazine. Gomez currently lives and works in New York City.
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