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Landscape Narratives | Ngaio Lenz

October 8, 2015 - November 7, 2015

landscape narratives
NGAIO LENZ

8 October – 7 November, 2015

Informed by the natural processes of weather, time, cause and effect, Ngaio Lenz’s work celebrates the beauty of a well-worn surface and an aesthetic of imperfection. Though these works are developed as visceral responses to the landscape, ambiguous organic forms emerge from a play on negative and positive space; balancing, teetering, barely touching yet allowing tension between the shapes. The varied materials Lenz uses are subjected to layering, peeling, scraping, scratching, heat and abrasion, in a similar way in which the earth’s surface is exposed to the elements of fire, wind and water. Lenz’s process is equally accidental and purposeful, intuitive and thoughtful. As paint is applied, then scratched and scraped back, a narrative is generated and a layering of history is revealed.

Ngaio Lenz, #69 mixed media on canvas, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #69 mixed media on canvas, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #70 mixed media on canvas, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #70 mixed media on canvas, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #71 mixed media on canvas, 101x152cm

Ngaio Lenz, #71 mixed media on canvas, 101x152cm SOLD

Ngaio Lenz, #72 mixed media on canvas

Ngaio Lenz, #72 mixed media on canvas, 122x152cm SOLD

Ngaio Lenz, #66, mixed media on canvas, 122x122cm

Ngaio Lenz, #66, mixed media on canvas, 122x122cm SOLD

Ngaio Lenz, #67, mixed media on canvas

Ngaio Lenz, #67, mixed media on canvas, 91x91cm SOLD

Ngaio Lenz, #75, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #75, 120x120cm SOLD

Ngaio Lenz, #76, 120x120cm

Ngaio Lenz, #76, 120x120cm SOLD

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Start:
October 8, 2015
End:
November 7, 2015
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