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Don’t know where I’m going but I know I will get there.

The story will be told

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Don’t know where I’m going but I know I will get here.

The story will be told

WORKS

Misterios

PAPER

Paper. Absolutely generous. Gives and takes in, absorbs, adapts. New or old, used, worn out, shreds from other works, thick or gauzy as rice paper, it always says.

El tajo que todo lo traga

OTHER LANGUAGES

Other languages, other surfaces, other way of expressing myself. Oil painting, huge brushes and knives. Painting that slips down the canvas. Starring materiality.

Piedra 1

ARTIST´S BOOKS

It’s not a book of art, it is a work of art. Not a painting, not a sculpture either. May not resemble a book at all. However, when going through its pages you can feel that same pleasure of reading and discovering the story.

La percha de Lolita

PROJECTS

To work on a concept, for a particular event or for a specific site. Ideas and instinct rule. Like an adventure that is planned in detail, that motivates to investigate and produce.

Writing workshops for artists

Effective training to develop your skills to write a conceptual and/or poetical text about your body of work, a series or project.

WORKS

Misterios

PAPER

Paper. Absolutely generous. Gives and takes in, absorbs, adapts. New or old, used, worn out, shreds from other works, thick or gauzy as rice paper, it always says.

El tajo que todo lo traga

OTHER LANGUAGES

Other languages, other surfaces, other way of expressing myself. Oil painting, huge brushes and knives. Painting that slips down the canvas. Starring materiality.

Piedra 1

ARTIST´S BOOKS

It’s not a book of art, it is a work of art. Not a painting, not a sculpture either. May not resemble a book at all. However, when going through its pages you can feel that same pleasure of reading and discovering the story.

La percha de Lolita

PROJECTS

To work on a concept, for a particular event or for a specific site. Ideas and instinct rule. Like an adventure that is planned in detail, that motivates to investigate and produce.

Writing workshops for artists

Effective training to develop your skills to write a conceptual and/or poetical text about your body of work, a series or project.

ART SHOP

ART SHOP

ABOUT MY WORK

Silvia Ventura builds her paintings with powerful impasto and lots of texture. The way she uses matter takes her to abstraction and expressionism. Her palettes are mostly limited in a way that image is pleasant in spite of the daring texture. The gesture of her knives stands out to show she applies matter not in a shy way. Her work lets you feel action winning over reason. The outcome is a fresh painting, spontaneous but intense at the same time, that tempts the spectator to get closer and try to guess. Silvia starts her journey without knowing the tour plan. She trusts, she surrenders. Random does not scare her, she plays with it, adds it, sometimes giving it a starring role. She simply takes off and flies.
Vïctor Faifer
Visual Artist (1936-2018)
Same as children that after a stormy afternoon go out looking for pigeons fallen from their nests to feed them, Silvia Ventura walks along the River Plate shore in northern Buenos Aires with her eyes on a rescuing spree. Iron, tin, aluminum and metal mesh meet the wrapping cloths and rags that give her works a mysterious and revealing deep character. Metamorphosis is there, happening before our own eyes and creating new “scrap” landscapes that humanize Christian icons like if resurrecting, through the simplicity of creased linen, slashes and textures.
Karina Paradiso
Art Dealer
Silvia Ventura builds her work from her passion to do, from experimentation as an innovation possibility and from a constant questioning of the sense of things. Play, gesture, analysis and discipline in the use of visual language elements are her assets. She creates moving and open images that weave multiple stories, both gentle and disturbing. Fluid landscapes, fragments of a moment. Using what she finds on her way -cloth, metals, scrap, paper, objects and even fragments of her own art production- she presents us with an expanding body of work that flows towards the third dimension and at the same time goes deep into matter spirituality. Liana Lestard, visual artist and art professor
Liana Lestard
Visual Artist and Art Professor

ABOUT MY WORK

Silvia Ventura builds her paintings with powerful impasto and lots of texture. The way she uses matter takes her to abstraction and expressionism. Her palettes are mostly limited in a way that image is pleasant in spite of the daring texture. The gesture of her knives stands out to show she applies matter not in a shy way. Her work lets you feel action winning over reason. The outcome is a fresh painting, spontaneous but intense at the same time, that tempts the spectator to get closer and try to guess. Silvia starts her journey without knowing the tour plan. She trusts, she surrenders. Random does not scare her, she plays with it, adds it, sometimes giving it a starring role. She simply takes off and flies.
Vïctor Faifer
Visual Artist (1936-2018)
Same as children that after a stormy afternoon go out looking for pigeons fallen from their nests to feed them, Silvia Ventura walks along the River Plate shore in northern Buenos Aires with her eyes on a rescuing spree. Iron, tin, aluminum and metal mesh meet the wrapping cloths and rags that give her works a mysterious and revealing deep character. Metamorphosis is there, happening before our own eyes and creating new “scrap” landscapes that humanize Christian icons like if resurrecting, through the simplicity of creased linen, slashes and textures.
Karina Paradiso
Art Dealer
Silvia Ventura builds her work from her passion to do, from experimentation as an innovation possibility and from a constant questioning of the sense of things. Play, gesture, analysis and discipline in the use of visual language elements are her assets. She creates moving and open images that weave multiple stories, both gentle and disturbing. Fluid landscapes, fragments of a moment. Using what she finds on her way -cloth, metals, scrap, paper, objects and even fragments of her own art production- she presents us with an expanding body of work that flows towards the third dimension and at the same time goes deep into matter spirituality.
Liana Lestard
Visual Artist

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