Inspiration from France, Italy, and New Mexico combine in the unique impressionistic vision of Joseph Breza during Santa Fe’s Summer of Color.
The gripping effects of vibrant color come to the fore in the ongoing exhibition of Joseph Breza’s latest paintings at Greenberg Fine Art. Titled “Euphorie de Couleur,” the exhibition has been scheduled as part of Santa Fe’s Summer of Color event, which features one-of-a-kind exhibitions, events, programs, and lectures at over 75 museums, galleries, hotels, and restaurants.
Joseph Breza, “Inlet Reflections,” oil on canvas, 24 x 48 in. Greenberg Fine Art
Breza’s work has a distinct mixture of styles and inspiration, built upon experiences abroad in France and Italy, as well as influences from Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. His exhibition will feature 21 new canvases, with subjects ranging from clouds and lily pads to lovely documentations of the range of colors and forms that winter has to offer.
“Summer Evening” is a representative work, complete with broad, thick applications of primary color. Overall, the piece seems both completely abstracted and naturalistically legible, a fascinating dichotomy. Others, such as “Inlet Reflections” and “Fields of Lavender and Gold,” are easier to read, but also display a complete control over the quick application, patterning, and layering of color.
Joseph Breza, “Out of the Blue,” oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in. Greenberg Fine Art
“Euphorie de Couleur” opened on July 10 and will continue through July 23.
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