Share your art: the geometry and Latin abstraction of Carlos Rojas
With clear influences from Picasso, Klee and the Bauhaus, Carlos Rojas (1933-1997) collects and shares ideas about the reduction of the object through the abstraction of form.
The work of Colombian artist it is the result of formal developments linked to experiences in the spaces that inhabited, traveled and tried to understand.
Rojas is currently considered one of the greatest exponents of geometry and abstraction in Latin America.
His work "Eje cafetero" belongs to his latest series To paint, and brings together several paintings full of pain filled with a religious experience that became the basis of the author 's existence.
The work refers to the geographical area of greatest cultivation and production of coffee in Colombia.
The art of Carlos Rojas, fundamentally self-taught at the root but influenced by his deep knowledge of European and North American art of the 50s and 60s, is based on mathematical and geometric models to analyze nature and its form.