In a Rural Studio in England, Artnet interview with Katie White

Clare Woods is a choreographer of color and form. The English artist paints horizontally, moving oil across aluminum surfaces in continuous, intimate motions, often completing works in a single session. She paints wet into wet with a sensory approach to color, working closely so that she only sees the complete image upon completion. Seeking inspiration from a trove of photographs that she’s taken and assembled over decades, she translates these images into evocative, dramatically lit visions with dynamic and often disorienting croppings. In her latest exhibition, “I Blame Nature” her second show at Los Angeles’s Night Gallery, is an investigation of time and its passage (through June 15). Flowers droop. Trifle desserts are cut into, with layers almost geographical in their strata. A mirror reflects a blue sky filled with clouds, an uncanny gesture to Reneé Magritte……… https://news.artnet.com/art-world/clare-woods-2498025

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