Santiago Parra

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Santiago Parra was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1986. He studied Literature at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, followed by an art education at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá and later at the Academy of Art University to study Fine Arts in San Francisco where he also learnt about Motion Pictures and Television. Parra is known for his large, abstract and highly expressive black and white paintings. His canvases capture the suspended flatness of the calligraphy-like imagery, harmonizing two seemingly incompatible aesthetic moments, spontaneity and pondering, which are all shaped by movement, strength, gravity and skill of the Columbian artist’s creative process. He explores the expressive possibilities of the quintessential abstract form. With an audacious manner he redefines abstract structures with bold sculptural brushstrokes. His work is both an aesthetic exploration and a questioning of the essence of abstract image making

 

2019        Summer Exhibitions ,group show, JD Malat Gallery, London, UK

Contemporary Istanbul ,art fair, JD Malat Gallery, Istanbul , Turkey
Zona Maco ,art fair, JD Malat Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
Galería Sextante, solo exhibition, Galería Sextante ,Bogota, Colombia
2018        London, solo show, Jd Malat Gallery, London UK

Galería Sextante, solo exhibition, Galería Sextante ,Bogota, Colombia

Spring Contemporary, group show, Maddox Gallery, London UK
Gstaad Show, group show, Maddox Gallery, London UK
2017        Breaking Boundaries, group show, Maddox Gallery, London UK
Niclas Castello, Art Angels, Los Angeles, CA,USA
2016        Niclas Castello: The Queen Behind the Wall, Guy Hepner, New York New York, USA
Retrospective,
group show, Maddox Gallery, London UK
Inspired by Chanel, group show, Guy Hepner, New York New York, USA

 

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