Ventana 2.0 – Eden & Babylon (Installation View at Google NYC), Acrylic on canvas over panel, 160 in. x 36 in. (80 in. x 36 in. each). 2017-2018. Curated by Megan Green for Google NYC

Peter D. Gerakaris’ new Ventana Series has enjoyed being on tour throughout New York City this past season. Making its debut simultaneously at FXFOWLE and Wave Hill, the solo show then traveled across town to Google NYC. From murals to origami sculptures to works on paper, the new series marks a bold departure from the artist’s maximalist mode of the last decade by distilling both imagery and content to an essence. The series title, Ventana, means “window” in Spanish and excavates elements from art, architecture and landscape, while honoring the void. Feeling equally at home in world class botanic gardens like Wave Hill as well as leading tech hubs like Google, the versatility of the Ventana Series is striking. Stay tuned as Gerakaris has booked a new destination for the series in Taipei, officially making Ventana a global window. To read a deep meditation on the Ventana Series, check out Andrew Sullivan’s piece in Fjords HERE.

Ventana Origami Sculpture, Mixed-media on Yupo & wood w/ painted figurines, 31 in. x 12 in. x 10.5 in., 2017. Exhibited at Wave Hill in Call & Response, curated by Gabriel de Guzman (Riverdale, NYC)

Ventana Tsunami Origami Sculpture, Ventana Atlantis Tondo, & Ventana Custom Wallpaper (Partial Installation View at FXFOWLE Architects Gallery NYC), 2017

Ventana Studies I-IV over Ventana Custom Wallpaper (Partial Installation View at FXFOWLE Architects Gallery NYC), 2017