Red Cry

Red Cry, 2017

Oil and acrylic on canvas

28" x 24"

Castle Walk

Castle Walk, 2016

Oil and acrylic on canvas

28" x 24"

Reflector

Reflector, 2015

Oil and acrylic on canvas

34” x 28”

Carriers

Carriers, 2016

Oil and acrylic on canvas

54" x 70"

Intervals

Intervals, 2015

Oil and acrylic on canvas

28” x 24”

 

Screens

Screens, 2014

Oil and acrylic on canvas

34” x 28”

Janus

Janus, 2016

Acrylic on canvas

54" x 70"

Flow and Arrêt

Flow and Arrêt, 2016

Acrylic on canvas

50" x 47"

Pulling the Room Together

Pulling the Room Together, 2016

Oil and acrylic on canvas

50" x 47"

Night Loom

Night Loom, 2013

Oil and acrylic on canvas

31” x 24”

50 Split

50 Split, 2014

Oil and acrylic on canvas

38” x 34”

Attendants

Attendants, 2015

Oil and acrylic on canvas

44” x 57"

 

Parties

Parties, 2014

Oil and acrylic on canvas

26” x 22”

Pacer

Pacer, 2015

Oil and acrylic on canvas

30” x 28”

The Lie of Balance

The Lie of Balance, 2013

Oil and acrylic on canvas

31" x 24"

Biography

Using abstracted still life and interior motifs, Angelina Gualdoni’s paintings explore the fluidity and ephemerality of light, space, and the passage of time. Well known for her unique approach, Gualdoni begins her paintings by pouring liquid paint or dye directly onto the canvas, creating overlapping layers of capricious and unpredictable ground. Thicker daubs of paint and impasto brushwork compete with delicate poured areas, creating a vibrating tension as spaces both jump forward and recede. The subject becomes not only Gualdoni’s semi-articulated vases and windows, but the complicated play between background and foreground. The artist incorporates fragmented geometric patterns, which add a meandering structure and reference wallpaper, textiles, and early-20th century women artists such as Sonia Delaunay and Barbara Stepanova. In her recent work, Gualdoni further complicates the painting space by incorporating a fully-painted backside of the canvas as a way to create a metaphor from the seepage of paint and explore the impermeability of boundaries such as front and back, and before and after.

Angelina Gualdoni received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and her MFA from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her paintings have been the subject of solo and group shows nationally and internationally at the Queens Museum, NY, St. Louis Art Museum, MO, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, The Aldrich Museum, Connecticut, the Museum de Paviljoens, Netherlands, and the Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY. Her work resides in the Saatchi Collection, as well as the MCA, Chicago, and the Nerman Museum, Kansas City. She has been the beneficiary of several grants and fellowships, including New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) in 2008 and 2015, Artadia, and Pollock-Krasner, and has attended residencies at MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, International Studio and Curatorial Program, and Chateau La Napoule. Gualdoni resides and works in Brooklyn and is a founding member of Regina Rex, an artist-run exhibition space located on the Lower East Side, NY.