Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 76cm (H) x 76cm (W) x 3.5cm (D) / 29.9" (H) x 29.9" (W) x 1.4" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings
Estimated delivery for this item is between 07 March - 12 March
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About the art
Jim Grundy’s acrylic paintings are inspired by the relationship between the colours and patterns found in the natural and built environment. The compositions are developed using mathematical processes including symmetry, reflection and rotation. The interaction between chance and control is a significant factor in the development of each work. The chance element is to allow the painting to evolve and build up layers instinctively, letting gravity dictate the flow in a similar way to the process of sedimentation. The control element involves precise preliminary drawings usually mapped out on graph paper then projected and transferred onto the paint surface. In time the balance between the colour intensity, shape, size and texture of each element crystallises.
Travelling often provides the stimulus for new work. This work was inspired by geometric floor tile patterns in an English country house. The painting can appear to be in the tradition of hard edged geometric abstraction but the contrast between the fluid surfaces and areas of intense colour and their relationships are rooted in observation of the real world.
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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