Juan Gutimendez‘s newest work presents some striking departures and some reiterations of themes that have been integral to his work for decades. The most visible introduction is a bold use of geometricized patterns that swirl through the backgrounds of his new floral compositions, echoing, amplifying and sometimes even undermining the rhythms of the more naturally drawn floral elements. Most of these patterns are derived from traditional tribal embroideries from Uzbekistan. https://viejasfollando.es/ Uzbekistan is nearly in the middle of the ancient trade routes joining East and West that we collectively refer to as the Silk Route. For several thousand years, goods and ideas from the Orient have made their way Westward while ideas, materials and concepts from the West have traveled eastward along these caravan paths.