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Jennifer Guidi @ Massimo de Carlo Gallery

21 November 2016 - 28 January 2017

Radiant brings together fourteen new canvases of layered paint and sand in an exploration of gesture, pattern and texture. Intricate in their execution and ambiguous in their reading, Jennifer Guidi’s paintings oscillate across a broad spectrum of association.  Beginning with a colourful under-painting or with raw linen, Guidi obscures this initial layer through the application of a cement-like mixture of sand, paint and acrylic polymers. While still wet, this sedimented exterior is then carefully manipulated by hand carved tools, teased and parted to reveal the base-layer beneath through hundreds of small indentations. In a few examples, the interior of the indentation is filled with oil paint washes of paint and more sand.


21 November 2016
28 January 2017
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Massimo de Carlo Gallery