11/08/15 to 23/08/15
Shintaro Nakahara’s studies in pure colour are played out in his vast, calligraphic paintings that joyfully defy any accepted notion of colour theory. Crisp, even sequences of intense (sometimes lurid) colour diverge, align, and intersect across the surface of his works, in combinations that simultaneously bewilder and delight the viewer. His fields of flat, solid colour, defined by razorsharp lines, retain the overall surface consistency used by the Colour Field artists of the mid-twentieth century.
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