Joao Ruas brings his putting, ghostly work to Thinkspace Initiatives with the brand new present “Knots.” The present, working by means of Jan. 4 on the area, collects each new mixed-media and acylic work, in addition to drawings from the artist. The artist was featured on our web site here and was final seen in print with Hi-Fructose Vol. 23.
“His haunting works are impressed by the age-old operate of fantasy as an antiquated system of attributing that means to pure and human chaos,” the gallery says. “Ruas’ fantastically executed traces, love of element, and quasi-Gothic aesthetic, recall the late nineteenth century golden age of illustration, and its propensity for lush hand-drawn worlds. Fascinated by the enigmatic thriller of lore and symbols, and drawn to using recurring contrasts, Ruas punctuates his work with a system of evasive indicators. His items all the time are inclined to reveal the spectral traces of graphite ultimately product, a alternative that discloses each the presence of the artist and the ghostliness of his universe.”