From Gertrudes Altschul, a German immigrant to Patricia Leite, a living Brazilian artist (this site last week) images of nature in art.
Patricia Leite was born in 1955 in Belo Horizonte, a large city in southern Brazil, and now lives in Sao Paolo, the nation's largest city. It would seem t academic argument to debate where figuration in her work ends and abstraction begins because blending is seamless. She often works on wooden panels, the better to layer her pigments. striking contrasts of color
1. Patricia Leite - Saudade do Brasil, 2021, oil on wood, Thomas Dane Gallery, London.
2. Patricia Leite - Vagalumas, 2021, oil on woo, Thomas Dane Gallery, London.