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Colour Your World

thomas pihl

January 19, 2017 - March 4, 2017

curated by Alexandra Siebelink

By appointment

About the work:
Thomas Pihl's astonishing intense monochrome paintings are the result of a painstakingly proces in which layer upon layer of paint is poured on the canvas. Mixing, blending till a dominant color appears. The different layers shimmer in a distance, shadows or memories of colors that were there before and now collectively form a new color. It shows when you look at the sides of the paintings where you still see drippings and jets of color that can be traced back to the final painting. The color of the painting draws you in, it lures you to look again and again. In Pihl’s work the painting itself is the center of attraction, a window to a world that is undefined but aesthetically pleasing and refers to hidden meanings, messages from beyond the physical reality of the painting in the museum space. The painting is an object but in itself materalises meaning and contemplation.
ID P01f40 W07719
thomas pihl
Prearticulation #1, 2016

ID P01f41 W07718
thomas pihl
Prearticulation #6, 2016

ID P01f43 W07717
thomas pihl
Prearticulation #9, 2016

ID P01f42 W07716
thomas pihl
Prearticulation #8, 2016

ID P01f44 W07721
thomas pihl
Untitled, 2007

ID P01f3f W07720
thomas pihl
Untitled #2, 2007

 
exhibition history:

2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004 / 2003 / 2002 / 2001 / 2000 /

 
     
 
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