Solo Show of Paintings by the American Artist Pat Steir at Galerie Jaeger Bucher

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PARIS.- Galerie Jaeger Bucher presents a solo show by the American artist Pat Steir, born in Newark, New Jersey. Since her first exposition in New York in 1964 at the gallery Terri Dintenfass, Pat Steir has created a broad spectrum of paintings all born from her pouring technique which has been refined to the point of virtuosity : layers of paintings placed as successive veils whose meditative silence is reminiscent of Agnes Martin pictorial space. The art of Pat Steir resides in the delicately equilibrated interplay between the force of gravity and the properties of the paint, for its quantity, consistency and substance determine the fragile oscillation between deliberate control and chance occurrence. With this technique, Pat Steir works with what she calls herself the “nature of painting” and uses her body as a Kyudo arch or as a compass in order to better express the work from a