Gianna Commito is active/lives in Ohio, New York. Gianna Commito is known for kaleidoscopic, geometric, high color casein images, ceramics, teaching.
Biography Gianna Commito
The following exhibitions review, by Roberta Smith, is from The New York Times, January 22, 2015, Art & Design section.
Gianna Commito is not alone in pursuing geometric painting on a small scale. (Tomma Abts is probably her best-known fellow traveler.) But in her second solo show at the Rachel Uffner Gallery, Ms. Commito continues to clarify her territory. She favors increasingly elaborate and compressed compositions of intersecting shards, bands and recurring stripes in medleys of softened related colors: The reds and pinks with gray and black of Drisko,"for example, or the blues and greens with ocher of Chestnut, one of the show's standouts.
The effect is of looking into a broken kaleidoscope, its e
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