Julie Brooke - A Skewed Hypotenuse

Geometrical paintings with optical effects

I'm fascinated by how abstract shapes and contrasting colours can create illusory optical effects.

Art Exhibition currently on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Wednesday 26 September 2018 to Saturday 20 October 2018

Julie Brooke, 'Could go either way #4' 2018, acrylic and pencil on board, 30 x 30cm  image

Published by MAY SPACE on Tuesday 18 September 2018.
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In this series of new paintings I use skewed grids and repeating geometric forms to explore how carefully orchestrated colour combinations can conjure fugitive colours and shifting illusions of three-dimensional space. These abstract acrylic paintings encourage the viewer to discover the tipping poin