Richard Gorman: dalkey: Online Viewing Room

from May 2020
Richard Gorman: Echo Foxtrot, 2020, oil on linen, 170 x 170cm | Richard Gorman: dalkey: Online Viewing Room | from May 2020  | Kerlin Gallery
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In a recent series of paintings, Richard Gorman presents an exploratory new take on the “emotional geometry” for which he has become celebrated in the past two decades. Approached with a lightness of touch, the works carry a renewed sense of movement and immediacy: angular, interlocking blocks of colour seem to spiral outwards, while radial shapes pirouette on their axis.

As Gorman’s understanding and mastery of colour has deepened, he has begun to use it not only as a harmonic device, but as an active and animating element in his paintings: flat blocks of colour step to an offbeat rhythm, laid down in a jazz cool palette. Giving a nod to the gestural, expressionist works with which Gorman began his career in the 1980s, this recent body of work takes on a more liberated, looser and freer painterly approach, all while demonstrating the intuitive balancing of colour, form and line that his work is prized for.

View the show online here.

Image: Richard Gorman: Echo Foxtrot, 2020, oil on linen, 170 x 170cm
from May 2020
Kerlin Gallery
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