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Colour is the Keyboard

TIMEOUT By Helen Sumpter Posted: Thu Jul 22 2010 The title of this summer group show comes from Kandinsky's mixed metaphor for the synaesthesic effects he experienced when perceiving colours as the visual equivalent of musical harmonies. While he saw different hues when playing the keys of a piano, I could only muster the refrain from 'I Can Sing a Rainbow', which played around my head while looking at this chromatic spread of works. Each of the ten artists (most represented by the... [more]
Posted by Gimpel Fils on 7/29/10
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Littlewhitehead plays Dog at Gimpel Fils

by Nicholas James
        What is it with emerging artists? They love to take a walk on the dark side, and an atmosphere of lurking danger and death is tangible in a crop of current installations. Not that I dislike them, the morbid sets are often more like a scary movie, and there’s a tongue in cheek quality that retains a lighter touch. Downstairs at Gimpel Fils I found an installation by the duo littlewhitehead (Craig Little and Blake Whitehead b.1965); littlewhitehead have recently exhibited in... [more]
Posted by Nicholas James on 6/19/09
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