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Stormy Days is Simryn Gill’s second exhibition with Jhaveri Contemporary, and brings together three recent works, all of which are studies in shape and found colour.

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Stormy Days is Simryn Gill’s second exhibition with Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, and brings together three recent works, all of which are studies in shape and found colour.
Ink Studies (Stormy Days) (2015) is a series of studies of different inks, rather than studies in ink. Positioned between writing and drawing, the stains made on mahjong paper – used as a smooth surface on which to play a game …

Stormy Days is Simryn Gill’s second exhibition with Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, and brings together three recent works, all of which are studies in shape and found colour.
Ink Studies (Stormy Days) (2015) is a series of studies of different inks, rather than studies in ink. Positioned between writing and drawing, the stains made on mahjong paper – used as a smooth surface on which to play a game of chance and skill – are as much about the colour of the inks and the poetry of their names as about the patterns they form on paper: Rowney Kandahar India, Youth Royal Blue, Hero Washable Royal …