Green Arc Over BlueBy Simon Findlay
Acrylic Paint, Acrylic paint on linen canvas
Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 120cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 59.1" (H) x 47.2" (W) x 0.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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Purple-blue begins by washing over the piece, submersing it in it’s singular tone, before being mostly washed out to white. This is followed by washes of turquoise-green and lime-green-yellow that flow in various shades and intensities. The arc shape comes about because more water is present towards the sides of the canvas, causing the paint to flow faster.
About the series: Watery paint is layered over the canvas, sometimes it adds colour, sometimes it subtracts. Whilst undertaking these works the artist would think of a motif, or feel the emotion he was feeling. To observe how these thoughts and feelings would change the process and the piece.
Based in: Berlin, Germany
Simon Findlay works on his personal relationship with colour through exhaustive durational visual expression.
He has thrown rocks in a snow storm whilst wearing only short shorts, painted using only blue for a year, used brooms to make paintings, ripped canvases apart to then staple them back together, thrown paint inside …
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