Space-Time III

Paintings

Finalist

Highly commended

Oil on linen, 40cm x 45cm

The images we see of space are presented as a reality, but are often actually, at least in part, an artists’ interpretation of that reality. The Space-Time paintings occupy a similar territory. Though their subject matter is clearly recognisable, they are painted from the imagination, resulting in imagery that is "real without being actual, ideal without being abstract [1].
 
[1] From the Deleuzean concept of “virtuality”, in which Deleuze refers to Proust in order to establish his definition of the virtual (96). Deleuze, Gilles. 1966. Bergsonism. Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam. NY: Zone, 1991.

by Leanne Hermosilla