Momentum: An Experiment in the Unexpected
San Jose Art Museum
February 22, 2015
Born 1926, Philadelphia
Lives and works in New York
Sonia Gechtoff relies on fluid, sweeping gestures to capture the aesthetic and emotional qualities of the natural environment. In Untitled (Drawing #1), Gechtoff employed graphite’s dark, dramatic properties to capture dynamism in the physical world. Her lines push outward and downward, evoking a torrent of energy.