עירית יציב     Irit Yatziv

 

The use of color is the central motif in my approach to art.

My field of activity is the rectangle, whose borders are fixed from the outset. By its very nature, the rectangle makes the powers within it confront its borders. Within these borders a struggle takes place – between the powers of self and the power of color. This is a journey that involves seeking, precision, struggle for control, and harnessing the power of color for my purposes.

My art employs three main mediums:

Painting – where I engage in a formalistic exploration of the shape of the grid and ranges of color.

Collages – where I practice extraction of color from popular culture newspaper items. The use of color in collages takes place in the formalistic sense, on the one hand, and becomes part of a semi-political arena of struggle over power and boundary, on the other hand.

In addition, I have always paid special attention to the power of clothing and their composition of colors, transforming them from clothes to a performative-artistic mechanism. In this arena, too, I explore the possibilities inherent in a multiplicity of color stains, textures, and shapes. In so doing, I engage in the possibilities of a harmonious combination within a seemingly impossible context

Mail: irityzv@013net.net

Tel: 972544715627