By Jim Grundy
By Jim Grundy
Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 91cm (H) x 91cm (W) x 3.5cm (D) / 35.8" (H) x 35.8" (W) x 1.4" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Estimated delivery for this item is between 04 October - 09 October.
This item ships from United Kingdom
Please note that this item is unframed and requires crating for shipment
About the art
Jim Grundy’s acrylic paintings are inspired by colours and patterns found in the natural and built environment. Many compositions have been developed using mathematical processes such as symmetry, reflection and rotation. The paintings can appear to be in the tradition of hard edged geometric abstraction but the colours, shapes and relationships are rooted in observation of the real world.
This painting is part of a series inspired by the geometric patterns used by Native American weavers and potters. Similar saw tooth patterns are found across the globe and it can be seen as a universal pattern. In this painting two overlapping saw tooth designs create alignments and scaled variations of triangle shapes.
The paint layers were built up in response to the geometric framework with contrasting fluid washes of paint and areas of intense dense colour which highlight the interaction between the natural and manufactured. The painting evolved intuitively with varying degrees of control over the way gravity dictated the flow of drips in a similar way to earth processes such as sedimentation.
Based in: London
Jim studied Fine Art: Painting at Maidstone College of Art in the late 1970s. Alongside the development of his own practice he has had a parallel career in art installation and management which includes two decades work at the Tate Gallery, realising some extraordinary exhibitions of the world’s most inspiring …
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