Swirls Blue 1By Simon Findlay
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Acrylic, Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 150cm (H) x 450cm (W) x 2cm (D) / 59.1" (H) x 177.2" (W) x 0.8" (D)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
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The artist composed this piece by energetically swinging a broom at a canvas, followed by the squeezing several tubes of paint in long arcs. These movements use his full force of power as he propels the paint towards the wall. Over the space of the hour, the paint progresses from light blue, to dark blue, back to light blue and finally to white.
This is part of the artist’s ongoing self reflection practice, where he would paint for a few hours intuitively, and allow his current mood, along with his perception of the day/moment to flow through himself.
Based in: Berlin
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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