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  • Maja Ruznic, Truth Seekers, 2019, oil on canvas, 70 × 60".

    Maja Ruznic, Truth Seekers, 2019, oil on canvas, 70 × 60".

    Maja Ruznic

    Conduit Gallery

    Everything appears to be in a state of constant and inevitable change in the exquisite paintings of Maja Ruznic. A range of mark-making methodologies leaves the images wraithlike, insinuating echoes of ideas. Ruznic stains her works with Gamsol-saturated pigment such that nebulous pools of paint fade in and out, sometimes disappearing into the weave of the canvas. The look is reminiscent of a watercolor bloom. The artist does not, however, rely on this procedure; it is only a beginning. She then examines the results of her incidental color placements and nimbly pulls forms from the foggy washes.

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