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Unfolding Space

Posted by Lavinia Gallie on March 10, 2018 in Uncategorised | No Comments

Colours carefully tuned to sought-for balances and tensions within pared-down compositions of squares and rectangles, the light, fresh surfaces of Lavinia’s paintings belie many weeks of deliberation, with countless revisions and layerings of colour. No part of the painting is less thorough and considered than another. Colour is the principal anchor in her paintings. There […]

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about the work

Posted by Lavinia Gallie on August 2, 2016 in Uncategorised | No Comments

My work is based on feelings for colour and the emotive response to colour. I use geometry and pattern as a means of animating the canvas: an armature on which to build the colours.   Linear systems are used simply as a basis – the effect of colour is by far the most important factor. […]

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