Vase_Face, 82 by 69 inches, oil on linen, 2022

Gestural played a central role in Hans Kaiser’s work, also as an oscillation between figurative representation and the expressive inherent value of the line. There are astonishing parallels here to the approach of the Los Angeles-based artist Liat Yossifor, who sees the act of painting as a performative action that always takes place while the paint is still wet.