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Geoffrey Laurence

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Video Interview and 'Inheritance' exhibit

Skotia gallery will be presenting my most personal solo show yet. It includes work inspired by the effects of WWII on my family.  ‘Inheritance’ comes partly from my deep need to paint about my parents and relatives and the tragedy of their experiences in the concentration camps of Germany. Creating the work for this show is the most difficult thing I’ve ever done …I am compelled to explore things which make no rational sense.  How to paint about it in a way that doesn’t trivialize it, that doesn’t use clichés and that doesn’t pander to people’s perverse interests? Included in the show will be a... [more]
Posted by Geoffrey Laurence on 9/23/10