Varda Caivano, ‘Untitled’, 2013, Tomio Koyama Gallery

About Varda Caivano

Known for her flat, small-scale paintings, Varda Caivano works within an aesthetic of restraint, combining formal mastery with an openness to the unexpected. Mostly abstract with the occasional evocation of a landscape, Caivano’s works embody the artist’s ambivalence about the notion of resolution. As such, her paintings share a fragile quality elicited through her combinations of color and the thinness of the paint, which Caivano achieves in some instances by allowing the canvas to show through.

Argentine, b. 1971, Buenos Aires, Argentina, based in London, United Kingdom