ALISON WATT │ Part of the GENERATION exhibition │ Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh → 25 January 2015

“Sns ɖ lêt 1990z, Alisn Wot hz xplord wez v sjstñ ɖ hymn bodi bî pêntñ imijz v fabrics. Ɖ grūp v for pêntñz on šo at Modn Wn r nôn c̣lctvli az ɖ Šift siriz n apir t b abstract pêntñz. Hvr, ɖ foldz, fwl, holoz n streč v ɖ ẇît fabric bcm evidnt. Wot wz inspîrd bî ɖ wrc v ātists sč az Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780–1867) n Francisco de Zurburán (1598–1664) n ɖ hîli dīteld we ɖt ɖz ātists dpictd ɖ cloɖz v ɖ figrz in ɖer pêntñz. Š ɖrfr muvd awe fṛm hr ŕlı̣r aproč n figrpêntñz, n consntretd xclusvli on ɖ fabric itslf.

Ɖ sjsčnz v ɖ bodi hidn bnʈ ɖ fabric r bî trn muvñ n irotc. Ɖe r olso meditešns on lît n šado, on culr n txčr, on srfis n depʈ. In ɖs we, ɖe xplor ɖ fizicl qoḷtiz inhiṛnt in pêntñ itslf.

Wot wz born in Greṇc n studid at ɖ Glazgo Scūl v Āt fṛm 1983 t 1988. Š wz Asošı̣t Ātist at ɖ Našnl Gaḷri in Lundn fṛm 2006 t 2008. Š livz n wrcs in Edinbra.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT




Crsti Wōc, BBC
PRƮ MYZIYM N ĀTGAḶRI
Alisn Wot, Đ OBZRVR, 24 Me 2014
Duncn McMiḷn, Đ SCOTSMN, 20 Jūn 2014

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