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Vivian Suter

Born in 1949, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Vivian Suter is a Swiss-Argentinian painter, who has lived and worked on a former coffee plantation in Panajachel, Guatemala since 1982. Her home and studio is built high up in the mountains, surrounded by rainforests and below, sits the volcano-ringed Lake Atitlán. When Suter first moved to this location, she began making incredibly precise, geometric compositions, yet Hurricane Stan in 2005 dramatically shifted her working methods. In the destruction of the hurricane a landslide had damaged ma...Read more