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Kathleen Morris
Box Gallery
1611-A Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501
September 16, 2011 - October 15, 2011


Paintings by Kathleen Morris


Working in oil with cold wax on linen, Kathleen Morris’ new works range in scale from 12” to a grand 84”. As in most of the work of her career so far, her images are figurative, or suggestive of the figure, mostly human and sometimes other species. The palette is earthy; the surface is complex, highly textured.

In the exquisite small work, To War No More (12”x12”), a young face of uncertain gender appears beneath a gray and black up-swept volume, what could be a helmet or turban, weary eyes gazing in our direction. The operatic Silent Spring (84” x 64”), with one, perhaps two, avian figures, is mysterious and sumptuous.

(Images: Kathleen Morris, Silent Spring, 2011, oil, cold wax on linen canvas; To War No More, 2011, oil on panel,12" x 12"; Courtesy of the artist and Box Gallery)



Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 9/17/11 | tags: figurative oil wax mixed-media painting

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