exhibitions    Force of Nature/ Perth Galleries

28.08.09 to 20.09.09

Floods- how the geological structures are formed. The point of flux- change- when the great surges of water pick up and deposit all that is in its path.

 

A landscape in formation of becoming. Blurry browns, dark spaces, sediments.

 

Coss’s new paintings continue to transgress the boundaries of abstract and representational in her evocations of the landscape both personal and localised.

‘Landscape painting does not depict what we see i.e., what we notice when looking at a place, but - the paradox is unavoidable - it makes visible the invisible, although it be something far removed. Great landscapes all have a visionary character. Such vision is of the invisible becoming visible” (Erwin Strauss cited from Elizabeth Grosz 2008 chaos, territory, art Deleuze and the framing of the earth. (Columbia University Press)

install view by Penny Coss
install view by Penny Coss
install view by Penny Coss
install view by Penny Coss
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