Carlos Rojas
Colombian, 1933-1997
114 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Edges and Angles,
Leon Tovar Gallery
TIMELINE | El Paisaje, las plantas y las flores,
Casas Riegner
2016
Carlos Rojas - Reconstructing the vision,
Fernando Pradilla/El Museo

Carlos Rojas practiced architecture before turning to a career in painting. He described his artistic pursuit as articulating the geometric basis of the world, which for Rojas González was linked to his understanding of spirituality and the divine. Rojas explains: “I have never created anything. […] That which I study, analyze and compare yields some common denominators, which, when agglomerated, give rise to a result, and the result is the artwork.” His works are characterized by a vibrant use of contrasting colors, and a strong sense of architectural space—a remnant from his former occupation. Rojas drew inspiration from the practice of Antonio Berni, and his own love of music.

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