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Alexander Yulish was born in New York and studied fine art at Connecticut College. He currently resides between New York and Los Angeles. Yulish has had solo exhibitions at ACE
Gallery in Los Angeles and Trinity London. His work is included in the collection of Museo Jumex in Mexico City. 

Yulish works within an unfolding narrative of improvisation and abstraction in paintings that convey the inner psychology of both human and external forms. Working predominantly in large-scale, Yulish utilizes a direct, impasto brush, building irregular shapes layer by layer into gestural, complex color arrangements in order to reveal abstract figurative forms. The movement of these gestures throughout each painting is marked simultaneously by harmony, undulation, and discord, all playing out across the canvas with a distinct lyrical impulse unifying the composition of his work. The scale of each work allows him to communicate an inner dialogue with tactful urgency, expressing the depths and complexities of the human psyche.

Painting within an immediate and expressive stye, Yulish’s studio practice is born of varying applications of acrylic on canvas as part of an elaborative process. Swirls of lines and broader
shapes are established, conjoined, integrated, and sometimes lost within the ceaseless creation of new forms and expressions. You can glimmer traces of Parisian bohemians like Modigliani
and Delaunay and grit of contemporary society. This tension between success, failure, and the precariousness of sustaining gestural rhythm are active elements that define his creative
process as well as the nature of his depicted subjects.

The work delves into the immediacy of life’s journey, highlighting its fragility and unbreakable nature. The artist is drawn to the paradoxes and unpredictability of existence, seeking to convey
the immediacy, vulnerability, and fragility of life to the audience. The show, which has been in the making for several years, serves as a reflection of the artist’s vision of the world, portraying
the internal struggle and conflict that permeates society. It acts as a road map, inviting viewers to contemplate and reinterpret the complexities of life.

Central to the body of work is the theme of the tenuous connection between humanity and intimacy, emphasizing the importance of preserving this connection amidst a world torn apart by conflict. 

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alexander-yulish-gallery ap space
alexander yulish-gallery ap space