reviews

  • Bruno Andrade

    Edith Baker Gallery

    Bruno Andrade recently abandoned his abstract painted-wood wall reliefs in favor of lush,colorful landscapes and still lifes, and the new work reveals the enthusiasm of a recent convert. Swollen organic tree-forms vibrate with life against broad flat areas of color or spits of land teeming with growth. Surrounded by blue expanses that fuse sky and ocean, larvalike forms clinging to the trees simultaneously suggest clouds and islands. Andrade’s decorative, sinuous lines maintain a certain flatness within the landscapes. His still lifes, however, play more with concepts of traditional perspective.

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