Sumi ink on paper | 2022
In her new series, Beyond Black, Alarah Gee further explores her practice of traditional Japanese sumi-e (ink) painting, working with the sensation, shape, and depth that arises from the application of pure black pigment. Grounded in Gee’s relationship with geometric forms, the linear and curvilinear formations across the series are created with solid lines and overlapping strokes, and built with precision. At first, they read as the simplified geometric shapes at the very heart of her practice. Yet upon study, the true value and endless depth of these pure black brush strokes are found within.
30 x 22 inches
Floated: 34.5 x 26.5 x 2 inches
Signed by artist.
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Featured in the New York Times, Design Anthology Magazine, and Coveteur, UK born Gee's minimalist line drawings and meditative ink paintings recontextualize everyday household objects with a focus on geometric, post-modern forms and the artist's thoughtful gestures.
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