New Edition by Osvaldo Mariscotti
Upsilon Gallery is pleased to announce the completion of a brand new silkscreen edition by Osvaldo Mariscotti. The culmination of several months of work in collaboration with renowned New York printer, Brand X Editions, this new image is the perfect marriage between painting and printmaking. Both static and dynamic, the work reflects on the use of the plane as a three-dimensional space.
Untitled (Red OM18-0302), 2018 is an edition of 40 with 15 artist's proofs. Each sheet measures 34 x 26 inches and is signed, dated and numbered in pencil on the lower margin.
This highly anticipated edition will be unveiled in the upcoming Art on Paper fair (Booth 501) in New York City.
American, born in 1960. One of the most significant artists working today, Osvaldo Mariscotti's dedication to the interaction of form and color has led to a continued exploration of perception. He takes over the most basic elements of Suprematist art, the straight line and the square, a choice that reflects the emphasis he places on the shapes produced by man rather than those existing in nature. His works are very significant, made from the decomposition of figures such as the rectangle, which is then decomposed into its essential colored lines on a black background. Mariscotti's search puts him in the context of geometric conceptualism: that reality of thought that holds figuration as malaise and searches for synthesis, as a model to pursue. His art examines the "non reality" and breaks it down into geometric shapes, to arrive at the development of a new code. In 2015, Mariscotti first participated in the 56th Venice Biennale with his now iconic Book of Color I. Mariscotti’s artwork has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in prestigious institutions around the world such as the MIIT Museum, Turin; the Malzfabrik, Berlin; the Chianciano Museum of Art, Chianciano Terme; the Galata Museum, Genoa; the Officina delle Zattere, Venice; the European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM), Barcelona; Canova Museum, Possagno; and the Museum of Contemporary Art Giuseppe Sciortino, Monreale.