Martin Sitta’s striking acrylic paintings combine the most intriguing aspects of geometry and sensuality. Sitta’s unique pictorial language combines the graphic, sweeping beauty of the bold line, with the voluptuous natural curves of a woman's body.
Despite the elegance and minimalism of the female forms, Sitta's works are built on a foundation of chaotic, swirling universes of line and color. The figure, a few simple lines of negative space from the top layer of black paint, allow us to view into these intricate worlds. Even that top layer of black paint does not completely conceal the maelstrom of energy, as one can plainly see the textures of these lines beneath. In this unique way, the viewer is overcome by the stark contrast between the complexity and the simplicity; the noise and the silence; movement and the stillness.
Sitta was born in the Czech Republic and today lives and works in Chicago, Illinois, where he is a graphic designer. He has exhibited in Chicago nearly ten times this year alone.