• Virginia Jaramillo

    New prints
  • Hales is delighted to announce the release of an ambitious, limited-edition suite of seven large-scale screen prints by American artist...

    Virginia Jaramillo at Powerhouse Arts, NY, USA. Courtesy the artist and Hales, London, New York.

    Hales is delighted to announce the release of an ambitious, limited-edition suite of seven large-scale screen prints by American artist Virginia Jaramillo. The editions are published in collaboration with master printers at Powerhouse Arts and the Lower East Side Printshop in New York City. 

    • Gradient Inclination, 2021

      Gradient Inclination, 2021

    • Maya, 2022

      Maya, 2022

    • Elysian Fields, 2022

      Elysian Fields, 2022

    • South Atlantic Anomaly, 2022

      South Atlantic Anomaly, 2022

  • The set of prints, made across 2021 and 2022, take influence from an important body of ‘curvilinear’ collages made in...

    The set of prints, made across 2021 and 2022, take influence from an important body of ‘curvilinear’ collages made in 1969—an early stage in the formation of Jaramillo’s seminal series of paintings made in New York City. The prints demonstrate Jaramillo’s fascination with line, color and space—offering an insight into her thought process and practice. 

  • Rigorously formal, within the flatness of the picture plane, each precise form dynamically interacts with one another. In her own...

    Rigorously formal, within the flatness of the picture plane, each precise form dynamically interacts with one another. In her own words, Jaramillo stated she was ‘trying to play positives and negatives against each other.’ 

    • Song of Amergin, 2022

      Song of Amergin, 2022

    • Ma, 2022

      Ma, 2022

    • Quantum Shift, 2022

      Quantum Shift, 2022

  • The ‘Curvilinear’ series have received much critical acclaim, having formed Jaramillo’s first institutional solo exhibition at the Menil, Houston, Texas....

    Virginia Jaramillo in her studio at 109 Spring Street, 1968. Courtesy the artist and Hales, London, New York.

    The ‘Curvilinear’ series have received much critical acclaim, having formed Jaramillo’s first institutional solo exhibition at the Menil, Houston, Texas. They were exhibited in Tate Modern’s 2017 exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, which toured to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, AR, USA; Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA; the Broad, CA, USA; and in We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-85 at Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA; which toured to Californian African American Museum, CA, USA; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, NY, USA; and Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, MA, USA. 

  • The editions will be debuted at EXPO CHICAGO (7-10 April 2022).