Monthly Archives: December 2008

the devil is in the detail

Saturday 6 December 2008

It’s all about the surface, the painting’s fractured surface, the myriad textures of surfaces, the light-reflecting surface of matter… the tiny crevices and small fissures, the incidental, the accidental, balancing control with chance, new and yet ancient history, of seismic ground shifts, the earth shivers… tremours, vibrations, eruptions… the surge of the river, at the cliff’s edge, a deluge, the crackle and rumble of quakes, the crater of the volcano, ice floes, a ravine, a chasm, a trip into the mind’s abyss, the antithesis of a measured, cautious approach, no aesthetic geometry, no visual maps, no colourist’s happy vision, a landscape indelibly flawed, it rides on relentless, roughshod, oblivious to your ideals of a painterly perfection…..

Centrepoint exhibition, London 2008 : Jazz Green : Edgescape paintings, contemporary abstract canvas art for sale, available to buy in london.

corros; corrosive, corroding, caustic, abrasive, abraded…

exhibition of paintings at Centrepoint, Oxford Street, London, on until January 2009 : Jazz Green : Edgescapes, contemporary modern art abstracts on sale, to buy

meld; misted, damp smoke, ice, molten ash, ashen, brittle, dissolved…

Centrepoint temporary exhibition, in London, to January 2009 : Jazz Green : Edgescapes, a new series of canvas paintings, contemporary modern art abstractions

marsh; mire, moisture diffused, saturated, sodden ground, damping down all sound…

Fire painting - bush fires -Jazz Green : Edgescape paintings at Centrepoint London, to January 2009, contemporary art

fyre; char and burn, molten, blackened, all liquefied…

VODA paintings - water and rocks - New paintings exhibition at Centrepoint, central London : Jazz Green : Edgescape paintings, contemporary works on canvas

voda; clear water over rocks, glistening, rippled, furrowed, crystalline
salt traces

costa coast painting by Jazz Green - Edgescape paintings at Centre Point, Oxford Street, contemporary modern art exhibition, in London

costa; at the water’s edge, soft sand sleeps, then seepage, a slow escape into the sea…

HAZE painting - abstract cityscape by Jazz Green : New abstract paintings, contemporary exhibition, London

haze; the strange grey dust of the metallic city, visible, invisible, noxious, politely polluted…

Rost - red rust painting by Jazz Green : New series of large paintings on canvas, contemporary  abstracts on sale

rost; the fire and the fury, the gnawing noise of rust…

fen painting - part of Edgescape paintings, new, modern abstracts by fine artist Jazz Green

fenn; of peat, secret life of soil, a layered bed of moss, quietly decomposing…

MIST painting - part of Exhibition of large abstract paintings, central London, to January 2009 : Jazz Green : Edgescapes, modern abstracts on canvas, art for sale

mist; of vapour, liquorice fields breathe under a frozen lilac sky…

Just a reminder that the exhibition of these paintings is still on at Centrepoint in London until January 13, 2009; for visitor info email or visit the Targetfollow website…