Not too long ago, Future Shipwreck’s Graham Kolbeins caught up with Iva Gueorguieva for an interview about her work. Below is that interview and an excerpt from the Future Shipwreck blog. You can read the complete story and view more of Iva’s featured work here.
There’s an atomic afterglow emanating from the paintings of Iva Gueorguieva. They brim with so much kinetic energy, I’d totally understand if you felt a little intimidated by their labyrinthine compositions. But that’s a good thing: Gueorguieva’s work is like a challenge— a taunt inciting you to dig deep below the layers of her shapes and forms. Like an epic mural, your eyes can land almost anywhere on the canvas and find something interesting. Read them backwards and forwards, left and right, and you’ll only uncover more mysterious sub-plots of intense emotion swimming amidst an overarching abstract narrative. Read full story >>
Iva Gueorguieva has recently been in residence at USF’s Graphicstudio and she is working on two new print editions – a small print called “Stained” and a larger print called “Rolling Anvil”. They will be included in the upcoming exhibition at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, IVA GUEORGUIEVA, A Stitch In Graft, April 21 – May 27, 2011.
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