Not on display
- Tomma Abts born 1967
- Graphite on paper
- Support: 841 × 594 mm
- Purchased with funds provided by the Goss-Michael Foundation 2010
Abts works intuitively, without a fixed idea of the finished work. She mainly makes paintings that involve a long process of layering and readjustment. Drawings such as this are more spontaneous. She sets herself certain limitations and chooses particular colours, and then is guided only by the internal logic of each composition. Critic and curator Bob Nickas has described the result as ‘an image of the process of thought, the triangulation of the hand and the eye and the mind’.
Gallery label, May 2019
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