Martín Ramírez: Landscapes

Martín Ramírez, Untitled (Feathered Train), c. 1952-53, graphite, tempera, and c
Martín Ramírez, Untitled (Feathered Train), c. 1952-53, graphite, tempera, and crayon on paper, 47 1/4 x 34 1/4 inches (courtesy Ricco Maresca Gallery)

Blake Gopnik blogs images from the exhibition Martín Ramírez: Landscapes at Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, on view through November 12, 2011.

Gopnik notes that "Ramírez’s work is irresistibly complex. The way he handles shape and space reminds me of some Byzantine art, but the lack of figures is haunting."