YUGEN
kathy barber

21 June - 16 July 2016

Barber's paintings are a response to place. As a dedicated abstractionist, her success lies in control of surface effects and layers that hint at conversations barely heard. Barber has chosen a Japanese word, Yugen, which is at the core of the appreciation of beauty and art. It values the power to evoke, rather that the ability to state directly. In 2015, on her second visit to Japan, Barber visited Naoshima Island, a startling art and architecture destination. For an artist, especially one who has sympathy for the transcending experience, something indelible remains after leaving. It is but impossible to remove and is almost impossible to recover.

Barber will talk about her new works on show at OREXART on Saturday July 2nd at 2pm.

See catalogue.

See Verve magazine article.

Koyo (Autumn at Kanazawa) (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on linen, 1200x 950mm

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Soro (2016) Oil glaze on board 400 x 350mm

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Go'o Shrine (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on linen, 1200x 950mm

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Kanazawa Maple (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on board, 400mm diametre

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Waterline (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on board, 300 x 300mm

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Kadoyo (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on linen, 1200 x 950mm

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Naoshima Pier (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on linen, 1200 x 950mm

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Kanazawa Colour House II (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on board, 600 x 600mm

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Rinku (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on board, 350 x 400mm

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Omikuji (2016) Acrylic and oil glaze on linen, 1200 x 950mm

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Artwork title, 2010. Oil on canvas. 121.5 x 107 cm

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Artwork title, 2010. Oil on canvas. 121.5 x 107 cm

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Artwork title, 2010. Oil on canvas. 121.5 x 107 cm

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