August 22, 2007

Callum Innes: the painter's process

Callum Innes ‘From Memory’ Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. through Sept. 23. Organized by The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh. The exhibition was previously shown at Modern Art Oxford, and will be at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in November 2007. Read more about the artist.

Rebecca Rose reports in the Financial Times: "Callum Innes is a painter’s painter. Innes has become known for his series of large paintings which exhibit a controlled similarity in tone and design. From afar, they are meditatively beautiful. But from close up (a vantage point no painter can resist), the brush and paint marks appear more tentative, as if they have been reworked or rubbed out. At other times they seem joyously free-spirited, as if the artist had stood back to see which way the paint would run." Read more.

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