New Work Friday #176

Art Life , New Work Jan 16, 2015 No Comments

Brimblecombe-Fox_Kathryn_Beyond yesterday_Oil on linen_55 x80 cm_2014 LR

Beyond Yesterday, Oil on linen 80 x 55 cm 2014

Brimblecombe-Fox_K_Point Of View_Oil on linen_90 x 100 cm-2014 LowR

Point Of View Oil on linen 90 x 100 cm 2014

Brimblecombe-Fox_Birth Of Light_oil on linen_122 x 153 cm_14_LR

Birth of Light Oil on linen 122 x 153 cm 2014

Brimblecombe-Fox_K_Just Because We Cannot Prove It Exists Doesn't Mean I Cannot Paint It _Oil on linen_50 x 50 cm_LR

Just Because We Cannot Prove It Exists Doesn’t Mean I Cannot Paint It Oil on linen 50 x 50 cm 2014

Brimblecombe-Fox_K_Prelude To Landscape_Oil on linen_80 cm x 55 cm_14 lr

Prelude To Landscape, Oil on linen 80 x 55 cm 2014

Brimblecombe-Fox_K_Pale Blue Dot_Oil on linen_120 cmx 160 cm_14_l res

Pale Blue Dot [after Carl Sagan], Oil on linen 120 x 160 cm 2014

“Painter Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has been delving into the tantalising seductions of perspective, literal and metaphoric, for years. Cosmology, the scientific study of the Universe [possibly Multiverse] is a major influence. Its revelatory processes, that encompass the quantum to the vast in scale and time, demand attention. Exploring the potency of perspective provides clues to how we observe and relate to things. In the 21st century cosmology is perhaps demanding us to develop abilities in ‘seeing’ multi-perspectives, even simultaneously. In her paintings Kathryn attempts to engage with these perspectives by playing with orientations of objects and observers [human or technologically mediated or other] in multi-dimensional ways. She uses landscape as her ‘launching pad’ taking horizons beyond Earth into the cosmos. By untethering ideas of landscape from Earth, new perspectives of the planet, humanity and the Universal [maybe Multiversal] environment are revealed. For example her ‘Pale Blue Dot [After Carl Sagan]’ may be Earth, but nearly 25 years after Voyager 1 left the solar system and turned its camera back towards Earth to take the famous photograph ‘Pale Blue Dot’, Kathryn imagines leaving our Universe to explore the Multiverse, thus her painting could be our Universe…yet it could be an atom, a drop of water or even a thought.” and

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