Rothschild Fine Art is honored to present the first exhibition of paintings by Uta Patinkin at our gallery, with works in oil on canvas in varied sizes depicting figures from everyday life.
In Uta’s own words:
Through painting, I want to convey a sense experience that cannot be described verbally, one that expresses emotion, deep human feeling that is universal yet very private. I do not consciously choose what to paint; the subject reveals itself to me out of an internal sensation or visual sight of a figure, texture, or light. Over the years, I discovered that the human figure is a motif that has great meaning for me, enabling me to express myself in the most direct way. When selecting the subject for my painting, I operate based on an internal feeling.
While working, I am located in the tension in the fine line between intuition and the logic of the language of painting that I draw on, based on in-depth study of masters of the past and the historical tradition of painting. As I work, the painting undergoes numerous changes, at times within a short time, and sometimes over many months.
As I paint, I seek the correct balance between all of the painterly elements so that they create three-dimensionality on the two-dimensional surface while simultaneously expressing a poetic human sense experience.
Patinkin’s exhibition engaged in the theme of “the card players” is view at the Maya Gallery, Tel Aviv, parallel to the current exhibition at Rothschild Fine Art.