Study for Homage to the Square, 1961
Oil on mansonite (24)
The study of 4 squares offers 4 different colour temperatures and colour intensities. Placed in an oder of scale the squares create a sense of pulsation and vibration. I enjoy that the work challenges one's sight and a viewer becomes unsure whether the work leads the sight inwards or outwards. It is impressive as well that using 4 squares only the artist created such a strong sense of depth and dimension.
I incorporated this approach before as a textile print but want to explore this further on.
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