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1961 is proud to present an online exclusive viewing of new works by British artist David Blamey (b.1961). 'Substrates' is based on permutations of a specific colour scheme. 56 plywood stretcher wedges are painted, or left their natural colour, before being arranged in a grid.

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1961 is proud to present an online exclusive viewing of new works by British artist David Blamey (b.1961).

Substrate series 1-5 is based on permutations of a specific colour scheme. Fifty-six plywood stretcher wedges are painted, or left their natural colour, before being arranged in a grid. The intention is to organize and reorganize the components with an unconscious mind. This is not an easy …

1961 is proud to present an online exclusive viewing of new works by British artist David Blamey (b.1961).

Substrate series 1-5 is based on permutations of a specific colour scheme. Fifty-six plywood stretcher wedges are painted, or left their natural colour, before being arranged in a grid. The intention is to organize and reorganize the components with an unconscious mind. This is not an easy task to sustain. So, in acknowledgement that the process is destined to collapse somewhere along the way, each completed composition is notionally staged as an expression of the left and right …