Santa Paula Museum of Art opens two person show

Buenos Aires born artist Carlos Grasso is part of a two person show Dos del Sur (Two from the South) now on view at the Santa Paula Museum of Art. An artist of many talents, Grasso studied graphic arts, painting and music in Buenos Aires, Paris and Los Angeles. His apprenticeship started with still-life and portraiture under the guidance of master painter David A. Leffel. Later on, his artwork evolved towards pure abstraction. He defines himself as a visually insatiable experimental artist. Art critic Shana Nys Dambrot writes about his work, “Carlos Grasso was one kind of painter for a long time, and then he became another. He once pursued a staunch Old Master style in the uber-classical tradition of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Then five or six years ago, Grasso had an epiphany. “The neurons just started firing differently one day, and I had a new style.” Which at first was actually every

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