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The World, The Flesh and The Devil | Boo Saville | 5 September 4 October
10 Aug - 2012
The World, The Flesh and The Devil will be the third solo show with the gallery of British artist Boo Saville.
The Viol, The Violet and The Vine | 2012 | Oil on canvas | 139 x 165 cm
Whilst departing from previous representational work, the series of drawings and paintings – consisting of large format abstract colour fields – are executed in layer upon layer of Saville’s trademark mediums, biro pen and oil paint, and push them to their extremes.
Using labour intensive techniques, the aim was to create a machine-made finish thus removing the presence of the artist and leaving only the viewer and their contemplation of a piece that, whilst eluding subject matter, exudes thought and time.