These works require time though. Only slowly does a slightly sharper angle or a slightly darker stroke of paint become apparent to the eye. Then, the contained simplicity that the artist achieves through a focussed exercise in controlling chaos shines through. Preserving ample vigor in these pure, fragile works is only made possible by Vanoorlé’s sensitivity for composition and aesthetics.
Geert Vanoorlé, “The Battery”, valerie_traan gallery, Antwerp (12.09-24.10.2020)
Text (NL and EN) coinciding with the exhibition
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