The monochrome – a single color applied across the canvas – remains one of the most controversial modernist artistic inventions. But
while the production of these “images of nothingness” seems simple at
first glance, their conceptualizing and making is anything but a simple story:
Marina understands “monochrome” as a tool to create darkness and light. Once
freed from the burden of representation, she paints
repeatedly over the canvas – playful and targeted – until she reaches her
motifs of lightness.
The exhibition “Leve” was a trip into the blue. Courageous
and provocative, innovative and contemporary, Zumi works beyond
stylistic concerns and seeks to engage with ideas about the
process and the conditions of the visible.