June 7, 2007

I need a Gabo

In Flash Art online, Patricia Ellis recounts her visit with Gabo in his East London studio. "Though you’d never guess it from his demeanor, the quiet guy with the specs paints like a man possessed: fields of bright colors engulf his canvases with edgy aggression, interrupted with hurried swipes, obsessive gestures and globular splotches. Unwieldy, messy, clumsy, awkward and entirely unpredictable, they regurgitate the stuff of everyday experience with a raw na├»ve energy, as if trying to comprehend the world for the first time." Read more.

2 comments:

possessed???? jeez!... can you post images of gabo's work?

Sorry Juppy, the original link expired. here is another:

http://www.gabo.org.uk/works/

Sharon