Clare Woods: Scale

Clare Woods painting installation at The Hepworth Wakefield
Clare Woods painting installation at The Hepworth Wakefield

Andy Parkinson blogs about the exhibition Clare Woods: The Unquiet Head at The Hepworth Wakefield, on view through January 29, 2012.

Parkinson notes that in addition to the impressive scale of Woods' paintings, "You can see the connection to Barbara Hepworth in the landscape and figure references, figures that is of stone, 'natural' sculpture. The paintings seem to explore the relationship between abstraction and figuration, the way that we read into “abstract” objects like rock formations, images of human forms, and the way that we can also see a represented form as an abstract one..."

Also, be sure to watch the following The Hepworth Wakefield video interview with Woods.