Jennifer Lefort’s fresh approach to abstraction combines bold gestures, electric colours and spontaneous biomorphic forms together in a playful dance of her own distinctive style. Aptly examining the coexistence and codependence of formalism and expressionism, Lefort places the viewer in an open-ended narrative of colour field and pattern, structure and disorder – embracing intuition and accident in a chromatic exploration of abstract space. An ongoing play between chaos and order, the weightless compositions offer a place for poetic speculation, for fantasy and freedom in a fleeting transformative exchange.
Jennifer Lefort (born 1976) is a Canadian artist based in Gatineau, Quebec. Her paintings explore abstraction with their manipulation of colour, narrative and sensation. Her list of solo exhibitions includes shows at the Parisian Laundry in Montreal, the Drabinsky Gallery in Toronto, the Maison de la culture NDG and Montreal and more. She has won many awards for her work including the Royal Bank of Canada Painting Award (Semi-finalist, 2007) and the Joseph Plaskett Foundation Award (2005).
Oil and spray paint on canvas
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This work is unframed.