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  • Jerry Zeniuk

    Annemarie Verna Galerie

    Jerry Zeniuk’s latest watercolors orchestrate a coherent colorist melody. On closer inspection, however, the highly differentiated individual pictures reveal pronounced dissonances: chromatic crescendos of stripes; collisions of complementary contrasts; and splotches of primary colors that move freely, creating a cheery play of color.

    It is quite surprising to recall that this colorist vitalism is supported by a systematic conception of painting, rooted in analytical monochrome painting of the ’60s and ’70s. The watercolor has always been used as a “lightweight medium” that lends itself to an

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