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Gallery NAGA
Boston
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Terry Rose is a painter whose works are the product of both careful planning and chance. His latest and best-known works are made using a wet-on-wet technique developed after arduous experimentation. Rose coats a surface with wet varnish, then drops in oils, inks, mirror pigments, and enamels, and lets the pigments react with the liquid medium. The chemical reactions create the final image on the work, which appears to be a collection of colors bleeding, blurring, expanding, or sliding around the work’s surface. Rose’s practice is influenced by eastern philosophies and spirituality—such as Buddhism, and the principle of wu wei (or “non-doing”) in Daoism—which is suggested in his works’ titles.

Selected exhibitions
2021
Night Vision: Nocturnal Musings by NAGA ArtistsGallery NAGA
2017
Terry Rose "USA>China>Mexico 2007-2016"Gallery NAGA
2014
Terry Rose "Made in China"Gallery NAGA
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Silla, 2009

Oil, micron pigment, enamel on aluminum
30 × 24 in
76.2 × 61 cm
$7,000
Location
Boston
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GN
Gallery NAGA
Boston
Medium

Terry Rose is a painter whose works are the product of both careful planning and chance. His latest and best-known works are made using a wet-on-wet technique developed after arduous experimentation. Rose coats a surface with wet varnish, then drops in oils, inks, mirror pigments, and enamels, and lets the pigments react with the liquid medium. The chemical reactions create the final image on the work, which appears to be a collection of colors bleeding, blurring, expanding, or sliding around the work’s surface. Rose’s practice is influenced by eastern philosophies and spirituality—such as Buddhism, and the principle of wu wei (or “non-doing”) in Daoism—which is suggested in his works’ titles.

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