Monthly Archives: January 2017
Blue Fantails (oil paint and wood, 29 x 35 x 14 cm) for the The Horizontal Within, The Horizontal Without, exhibition at Lubomirov/Angus Hughes, until February 5th.
My painting Tinzen Blue (oil on canvas, 30 x 183 cm) for the The Horizontal Within, The Horizontal Without, exhibition at Lubomirov/Angus Hughes, until February 5th. Below, installation view of painting within Archival Configuration, installation curated by Peter Suchin with work … Continue reading
Kandinsky reinforces the relationship of the colour blue to distance in these quotations from The Spiritual in Art (1911). Blue … moves in upon itself, like a snail retreating into its shell, and draws away from the spectator. The inclination … Continue reading
In painting, aerial perspective employs the colour blue to signify far distance; using it to reinforce the structural rigging of Cartesian perspective, in which the distance between us, the viewer, and objects depicted is fixed. We are conceived as detached, analytical … Continue reading
The Blue Mountain, 1908-09, oil on canvas, 106 x 96.6 cm Guggenheim Museum, New York