Nina Fowler Selected Works – Dadiani Fine Arts, London

Curated by James Birch. 25 November – 31 January 2015.

“To me, the sign of a true artist is their ability to draw. It is the fundamental creative act, as practiced for the last 40,000 years. To quote Matisse, ‘Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.’ Nina Fowler is a drawer, albeit a very painterly one. She works in monochrome and does not care much for colour so we are unlikely to see Hockney-style Fowlers. Her pallet ranges from the deepest inky blacks – Hollywood noir,impenetrable shadows, the vault, death – to luminous shades of white – reflections, highlights, the shine of hair oil, the spotlight, the star illuminated… ”

Text by Barry Miles, written for accompanying exhibition catalogue.

 

    • Dadiani Fine Art, 2015

    • Dadiani Fine Art, 2015

    • Dadiani Fine Art, 2015

    • Dadiani Fine Art, 2015

    • Dadiani Fine Art, 2015