Frith Street Gallery

Golden Square

17-18 Golden Square, London W1F 9JJ
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  • Polly Apfelbaum
  • Colour Sessions [Detail, Colour Sessions, 2013], 2013
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Polly Apfelbaum

Colour Sessions

7 November 2014 – 20 December 2014

Golden Square

In 2013 Polly Apfelbaum was awarded a residency at The American Academy in Rome. The works exhibited here grew out of the artist’s experience in that city and in particular her fascination with the drapery and coloured fabrics depicted in Renaissance and Baroque paintings which she saw there. The series started out as a constantly changing studio installation with large squares of loosely draped fabric punctuated by hanging beads. The artist describes them as having an improvisational quality; like a musician improvising on a theme. Hence the title “Colour Sessions.”

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