Juan Uslé (born 1954 in Santander, ES) is a Spanish painter who studied fine art at Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes in Valencia. He is well known for his subtle use of color and the discontinuous brushstrokes of his abstract art. The latter can be observed in his dark paintings called Soñé que Revelabas (I dreamed that you appear). As he once observed: "I move the brush and press down until the next heartbeat occurs. I try to follow a… Read more
About the artwork
The diptych Missing Aleph is an example of the synthesis Juan Uslé practices in his works—relying on simple structures, different orders, and repetitive organic and geometric shapes of varying intensities of color. The result is a suggestive dialogue between different spaces and forms, which refers to the discontinuous images of film sequences, fragmentation, and multiplication. While the two prints might at first glance appear ill-matched, they both have their antecedents in earlier works, such Soñé que Revelabas.