RITA LETENDRE (1928 - ...)

Abstraction, 1964

  • Gallery

    Galerie Cosner au Ritz-Carlton Montréal

  • Medium

    Oil on canvas

  • Time

    Post-War art

  • Dimensions

    152 cm x 185 cm / 60'' x 73''

  • Signed

    Signed and dated 64 lower right

On a chromatic level, Letendre gives a particular importance to black in her compositions. Symbol of strength and intensity, black, according to the artist, consolidates and unifies the elements of the painting. She continues: "[...] black is not a danger; color and light fight and win. You do not accept the darkness, you go through it and you win. "2. The canvas is now transformed into a space of exchange; the colors overlap and confront each other, often in a very lively meeting. Movements, tensions and fusions combine in Black and White Abstraction to offer viewers a total experience of color. "

Source:. Ibid., URL: https:// www.thestar.com/entertainment/visualarts/2017/07/08/rita-letendre-against-the-dying-of-the-light.html, consulté le 25 juillet 2018.

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