Born in Venezuela in 1947. In 1972 she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. Attended the Hamburg Academy of Art until 1990. She studied under the tutelage of K. Sudeck, F. E. Walther and S. Polke. Represented by Diana Lowenstein Gallery in Miami. Most recent shows “The Mantuana” (2012) and “Doping Pulpa” (2009). In 2011, Labin represented Venezuela at the Venice Biennial. Exhibit “White Gold” was at the New World Museum, Houston in 2012. She currently lives and works in Germany.
I start to feel free, to expand, into amorphous, organic, soft-to- the-touch objects often-made of bikini lycra worked with staples and sewing needles. The paint-saturated fissures finish shining like patent leather and even the stitches manage to tame the avalanche of tissue and texture. I substitute the classical medium in painting, oil, with a less solemn and much more irreverent, materials.