• Allegoritmica8, 2017 olio su tela / oil on canvas cm 150 x 200

Biography

Ieva Petersone’s pictorial style has evolved through various themes and different techniques of oil painting. After the exploration of landscape and its tiny elaborate details, her efforts have shifted toward the interaction between the human and his/her sorrounding space. The artist’s viewpoint has developed through this dialectic; observing interiors and people’s behaviors in them she realized that objects themselves already express something about someone.

Objects are reminders of the presence of human beings, especially in their absence. In Ieva Petersone’s paintings the setting becomes screenplay, allowing humans to communicate even through their physical absence. Meanwhile her interest in the variety of forms, colors, light conditions and shadows led her to explore the world of interior design, allowing this influence to enrich her paintings.
Ieva Petersone’s latest series of works focuses on the rhythms created by shapes and shadows which lead to more simple and abstract results. Through their rhythmical repetition, everyday objects such as chairs and tables open up their interpretation to the viewer’s imagination, thus acquiring, through this process, their own independent nature.

Gallery Exhibition

M77 Gallery presents UNO+UNO, a new double personal show by Ieva Petersone (Jelgava, Latvia, 1984) and Dimitri Agnello (Carrara, Italy, 1995) which will be open to the public from Tuesday 27 February 2018 to Saturday 21 April 2018.

The two young artists are the stars of an original dialectic on colour and the use of materials that expresses, albeit with diametrically-opposed results, a common creative research thread based on the references, allusion and illusion of the image.

With the UNO+UNO exhibition, M77 Gallery cements its desire to juxtapose exhibitions of established artists with shows that pay particular attention to the dialogue with up and coming young artists, as in the case of the Robert Fekete’s individual show, Moving Mountains (2015).

The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication with a text by Michele Bonuomo and will be open to the public from Tuesday 27 February 2018 until Saturday 21 April 2018.

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