Jorge Usán work is about opposition. It is about
connecting the extremes. Jumping from white to black, from tension to release,
from simplicity to complexity, from macro to microelement.
It is a world that encompasses the mighty
organization as well as the nano-structure. In a way he is an architect of many
art works, a thinker and a planner.
His work is a composition of shapes, a work of
gestures and directions. In many ways his works is music to me.
His painting looks like a contemporary score,
overlapping density of sound, and white parts silences. Where he sees and
expresses himself in abstract works, I see and hear music of different
In a way Jorge is painting sounds, he is
creating multimedia work that can be used and understood by different artists
Musicians can (and did) read Jorge Usán work in
order to create music, using the painting as a musical score. His work is a
map, a score, and an idea.
Benoit Granier (composer) for