Fanny Sanín

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Reminiscing with Fanny Sanín

Posted: December 10, 2020
Category: Fanny Sanín
The first comprehensive monograph on painter Fanny Sanín is now available in the Museum Shop. We spoke with the artist about her long career and the painting that embodied her...
An abstract geometric painting featuring three peach colored rectangular columns atop a plane of dark brown, grey, and teal green. There are also red, pink, and white segments that form triangles, rectangles, and squares.

Striking Balance: Fanny Sanín’s Process

Posted: October 7, 2017
Category: Fanny Sanín
Upon first glance, paintings by Fanny Sanín (b. 1938) look impeccably neat. Whether on paper or canvas, the decisive lines and solid colors of her geometric abstractions almost conceal evidence...
Abstract painting of varying sizes of rectangles divided into three vertical sections flanked by thin, light blue stripes. The central composition includes red cross-shapes with cream, grey and black rectangles; on either side are symmetrical black, brown, and gray horizontal stripes.

Reading Between the Lines: Fanny Sanín

Posted: July 18, 2017
Category: Fanny Sanín
The exhibition Equilibrium: Fanny Sanín, on view through October 29, 2017, presents studies and finished paintings by abstract artist Fanny Sanín (b. 1938, Bogotá, Colombia). The exhibition features compositions on paper...
A symmetrical abstract composition of geometric shapes.

Balancing Act: Fanny Sanín’s Paintings

Posted: March 7, 2016
Category: Fanny Sanín
Colombian artist Fanny Sanín became a pioneer of the geometric abstraction movement and a key figure in modern Latin American art.
A symmetrical abstract composition of geometric shapes.