John Fox, ‘Untitled No 7408’, 1974, Oeno Gallery
John Fox, ‘Untitled No 7408’, 1974, Oeno Gallery
John Fox, ‘Untitled No 7408’, 1974, Oeno Gallery
John Fox, ‘Untitled No 7408’, 1974, Oeno Gallery

An excellent example of this important abstract painter's work. Held in the Fox estate since his death, it has multiple layers of color, texture and expression. Voids in the layers of blue and green reveal a warm orange underpainting.

Removing the support from the stretcher gave Fox the liberty to work from all directions, allowing the process of painting to be filled with endless possibilities for experimentation. He also began using sponges, strips of cardboard, and knives to apply the paint on the canvas. At the same time, he placed more defined shapes of color at the upper and lower edges of the canvas as a way of defying traditional notions of gravity.

About John Fox

Canadian, 1927-2008, Montreal, QC, Canada

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