John Rivas, ‘Llegando a la frontera’, 2019, Painting, Mixed media on wood and felt, LatchKey Gallery
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John Rivas

Llegando a la frontera, 2019

Mixed media on wood and felt
36 × 52 in
91.4 × 132.1 cm
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New York, Brooklyn , Old San Juan , Miami, Reading, Bronx, New York , Philadelphia, New York City, Brookly
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John Rivas
American, b. 1997
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John Rivas (b. 1997, Newark, NJ) is a figurative painter whose narrative is guided by the stories of his ancestors. As a first-generation American, Rivas’ artwork is enriched with tales of family members; many of whom he has met remotely or through photographs.

Rivas’ paintings occupy space like sculpture juxtaposing unexpected objects, a great amount of which are sourced from his childhood. Rivas' brush strokes are expressive marks that add to a greater visual collage. Each painting is loaded with symbolism that results in intimate compositions celebrating the Latinx concept of family and community. Rivas recently graduated with his BFA from the School of Visual Arts and is pursuing his MFA at Columbia University this Fall.

John Rivas, ‘Llegando a la frontera’, 2019, Painting, Mixed media on wood and felt, LatchKey Gallery
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Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
John Rivas
American, b. 1997
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John Rivas (b. 1997, Newark, NJ) is a figurative painter whose narrative is guided by the stories of his ancestors. As a first-generation American, Rivas’ artwork is enriched with tales of family members; many of whom he has met remotely or through photographs.

Rivas’ paintings occupy space like sculpture juxtaposing unexpected objects, a great amount of which are sourced from his childhood. Rivas' brush strokes are expressive marks that add to a greater visual collage. Each painting is loaded with symbolism that results in intimate compositions celebrating the Latinx concept of family and community. Rivas recently graduated with his BFA from the School of Visual Arts and is pursuing his MFA at Columbia University this Fall.

John Rivas

Llegando a la frontera, 2019

Mixed media on wood and felt
36 × 52 in
91.4 × 132.1 cm
.
Sold
Location
New York, Brooklyn , Old San Juan , Miami, Reading, Bronx, New York , Philadelphia, New York City, Brookly
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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