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Posted by Lavinia Gallie on January 2, 2021 in Uncategorised | No Comments

I use geometry and pattern as a means of animating the canvas: an armature on which to build colours.   Linear systems are used only as a basis – the effect of colour is by far the most important factor. The geometry is simple, and the hope is that some sort of poetic meaning will […]

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Unfolding Space

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

With colours carefully tuned to balance within pared-down compositions, the light, fresh surfaces of Lavinia’s paintings belie much deliberation and revision. No part of the painting is less thorough and considered than another. There is often a sense that the colours strain against containment, and the shapes, rather than being straight-jackets, turn out to be […]

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