Thursday 9 November - Sunday 17 December 2017
Opening Thursday 9 November, 6.30-8pm
Eyes are the windows of the soul and windows are the eyes of its dwelling place.
Windows reflect ourselves. Windows make us look beyond ourselves. Windows are a bridge to the world beyond. Windows are in-between security and the unknown. Windows are a prison or a means of escape. Windows let in the fresh air or keep in the warmth.
The window gives me a frame to shape my still life compositions around and to frame views of the outside world. Over the centuries, windows have evolved from simple stone niches to complicated multi-paned glass apertures. They add another layer of pattern to my compositions and provide the light and shade that gives drama to a painting.
Looking at the window paintings by Matisse, Bonnard and Dufy, I see how they endlessly incorporated them into their compositions. I have just begun
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