ROSE MASTERPOL: DELIBERATE + UNINTENTIONAL
Masterpol’s work is pure painting: the simple truth.
Although best know for her abstract expressionist paintings Masterpol revives abstract surrealism and automatism in her new work.
She utilizes the power of stroke, color and line, painting from nothing and allowing images to emerge, and reveal themselves.
Being less analytical, exposing her internal dialogue through the process of free association, Masterpol unravels an abstract portrait of the moment, full of surprise and unexpected juxtapositions. She calls this liberation of imagination. She paints, builds, layers, lets the painting happen, and follows it.
She calls the body of the painting the groundwork, the second layer the framework, and the third layer the depth of field. This also provides a hierarchy of the different forms as well as maintaining a dream-like quality. The work evokes the senses and provokes thought, and the viewer is caught in a trap of revealing imagery and emotion.
Hadid Gallery is proud to present Rose Masterpol as their first solo exhibition since the inception of the gallery in 2011.