16
Sep
10

Gordon Moore : Paintings

Untitled
Latex, ink, pumice on canvas
2007

Untitled (Theater)
Latex, ink, pumice on canvas
2007

Down/Up
Latex, ink, pumice on canvas
2007

Untitled (One in the Hand)
Latex, ink, pumice on canvas
2007

The Broken Table
Acrylic, ink, graphite on paper
2007

Scroll
Latex, ink, pumice on canvas
2007

Moore creates compelling abstract canvases that utilize latex paint combined with finely ground pumice to reveal variations on a common theme: restless, branch-like linear forms that meander, interact and penetrate the rectangular segments of a reduced background. These distinctively defined areas contain variable arrangements of lush and nuanced brushwork, each with a limited palette—often a muted green or grey, but occasionally a graphically bold expanse of black. Moore makes subtle reference to forms from the urban environments he is inspired by, such as construction fencing and iron rebar, although any suggestion of actual representational form is purely a chance occurrence.

The canvases are essentially about drawing. Expressive linear forms are wielded throughout with delicately rendered lines and graphically bold passages of varying thickness appearing both on the surface and buried beneath the rectangular expanses. Shadow forms and ghost images emerge to tangle with gradations of color on the irregular grids. Moore’s varied line chaotically bends, loops, and intersects as it moves through this armature, creating essential structure within illusory space.

[Extract : Stephen Wirtz Gallery]

Gordon Moore : Betty Cuningham Gallery

About these ads

2 Responses to “Gordon Moore : Paintings”


  1. September 16, 2010 at 1:04 am

    This is some pretty awesome abstract art


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Ai : Series : Photography Book

aesthetic investig...
By Azurebumble

email address

Join 412 other followers


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 412 other followers