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Graeme Skelton

Trap (Aggregate)

2012, Oil on canvas, 108"w x 70"h

As a painter, I am interested in evoking transformations from set points to indeterminacies and how this process can activate the viewing experience. Through the texturing of paint, the play between light and shade, the use of color to illuminate and obscure and the creation of passages that lead from realist definition to near-abstraction, the essay of my work lies within the oblique relationship between evidence and interpretation. In this piece, I was intrigued by the potential of patterning and repetitive form as optical devices to organize pictorial space, define depth, create movement and encourage the viewer to organize and understand the visual field.

Graeme Skelton - Trap (Aggregate)

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