360 points (2011)

Wood, J and Harrison, P (2015) 360 points (2011). In: Thirty Shades of White, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France, 28 November 2015 - 23 January 2016.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Wood, J and Harrison, P
Official URL: https://www.praz-delavallade.com/exhibition/thirty...
Date: November 2015
Event Location: Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Number of Pieces: 1
Medium: Drawing on paper
Measurements/Duration: 297mm x 210mm

Each of the artists (some well-known, others less so) applies his/her own artistic vocabulary and colour aesthetics in a subjective or objective personal journey into the world of shades. Is what we perceive not an illusion, a resonance, an emotional light that the artist endeavours to explore? «We do not create light, we portrait it», said Cézanne. White is a demanding colour. It reflects the light that all the other filter, dispersing it by refraction so the other colours can delight us. White sheds light on art itself; Malevitch, Opalka, Lewitt, Newman, Twombly, Ryman, Reinhardt, Manzoni, Kelly and many others brilliantly made use of this colour. White symbolises the unity that precedes diversity, rites of passage, balance, grace and a moment frozen in time just before disappearance, obliteration, renunciation, abdication and bereavment.

Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2016 09:20
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2023 11:18
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