Tall, Very Dark Blue

1991

Leapman, Edwina
Edwina Leapman's paintings throughout her twenty-five year career have been primarily about close tonalities and vibrating light. The earlier white paintings were more unequivocal in their clarity. Then came a period of very darkly luminous work, and from these have evolved naturally paintings of a different colour-space continuum, such as 'Tall, Very Dark Blue', 1991. Leapman's use of colour is emotional and intuitive. It is to do with space and the vastness of space; with the limited space of the picture and the endless space beyond its edge.
  • Artwork Details: 218.5 x 163.1cm
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  • Material description: acrylic on canvas
  • Credit line: © the artist
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC70/1991

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