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John Ortiz


Issue 6


Crisp, globular, geometric, soft, graphic, whimsical, precise. John Ortiz' "Untitled Series 2001: 1,2, 3" takes on its own set of contradictions, and carves out for itself a distinct and cogent niche in neo-abstract expressionism. Enjoy.


Issue 19
These paintings traffic in organic abstraction. Warm colors and generous lines define strong block-right shapes, stacked at angles to keep our expectations grounded but slightly tilting.