Ana Esteve Llorens

Ana Esteve Llorens News: PRESS RELEASE: Back & Forth: Celebrating Women and our Fifteenth Anniversary, July 21, 2020 - Holly Johnson Gallery

PRESS RELEASE: Back & Forth: Celebrating Women and our Fifteenth Anniversary

July 21, 2020 - Holly Johnson Gallery

Holly Johnson Gallery in Dallas is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition Back & Forth: Celebrating Women on July 21, 2020. Back & Forth commemorates the fifteenth anniversary of the gallery and celebrates the centennial of the 19th amendment. The exhibition will continue through September 26.

Presenting sculpture, installation, paintings, drawings, and photographs, this exhibition highlights the varied creative practices and compelling artworks created by the distinguished women represented by the gallery and invites visitors to consider the centennial milestone in the context of a woman-owned business...

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REVIEW: No Linear Narrative - Ana Esteve Llorens

January 23, 2020 - Mary K. Cantrell for Sightlines

On a recent Sunday afternoon in Austin, I was on my way to meet Ana Esteve Llorens at Grayduck Gallery on East Cesar Chavez Street to discuss her current exhibition “Space is a Reality.” I was groggy after pulling a 13-hour work day the day before, and was prepared for a standard gallery visit — one in which the artist walks me through their exhibition, describing their work, their processes and their inspirations.

What I was not prepared for was for Llorens to immediately ask me how I felt about her art, and for her to encourage me to bring my own story to the multimedia, sculptural work. Llorens hopes that gallery visitors will approach her work as she does, with a less absolutist and more democratic approach to meaning....

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Ana Esteve Llorens News: REVIEW: Ana Esteve Llorens: Correspondance, October 12, 2018 - Melany Jean for The Austin Chronicle

REVIEW: Ana Esteve Llorens: Correspondance

October 12, 2018 - Melany Jean for The Austin Chronicle

The textiles in this solo show map a negotiation between the weaver and her surroundings, a lattice charting stretch and slack over time. The structure of a woven textile starts simply enough, the warp stretched taut vertically, like harp strings. But then comes the weft, and with it a slew of considerations and intricacies. At Las Cruxes, Ana Esteve Llorens displays a selection of deceptively simple weavings....

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REVIEW: Ana Esteve Llorens Channels Memory into Cloth

September 18, 2018 - Lindsey Reynolds for Sightlines

The exhibition catalogue from Ana Esteve Lloren’s solo show at Las Cruxes, “Correspondence,” reads like poetry.

“You are actually inside of the memory in a way. It emanates from you. To meditate on it helps me think.” 

Compiled from emailed fragments exchanged with a long-time friend — New York-based writer Amira Pierce — over the course of Esteve Lloren’s planning for the show, the catalogue exposes the artist’s history, motivations, personality and feelings without staunch academicism...

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REVIEW: Ana Esteve Llorens - Doing the Work of Making a Memory

September 18, 2018 - Lauren Moya Ford for Glasstire

I met Ana Esteve Llorens in her Austin studio on the last morning of August, on one of those summer days when you are already sweating before you get out of the car. It was hot, but the tranquil beiges, whites, and light blues in her studio made me forget about the comforts of AC. Esteve Llorens herself is just as refreshing, and is someone I’ve wanted to meet for a while now. Like myself, she lives and works between Texas and Spain, and I’m curious about how these two places inform her practice. And so I was excited to catch the artist’s new exhibition Correspondence at Las Cruxes in Austin before returning to Madrid...

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