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JOSEPH DRAPELL's most recent work plays with the distribution of weight and surface-ridging in the impasto, which creates paint forms that are further brightened and intensified with the introduction of light-refractive media, bridging the two systems of colour-mixing, using both

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JOSEPH DRAPELL is a founding member of the New Painters. He is recognized for his particular form of Colour Field painting, which emphasizes surface dimensionality. His unique impasto technique involves spreading paint with a large notched device and applying many layers of under-painting and glazes. Through his varied and vigorous methods of paint handling, he forms intensely tactile, undulating …

JOSEPH DRAPELL is a founding member of the New Painters. He is recognized for his particular form of Colour Field painting, which emphasizes surface dimensionality. His unique impasto technique involves spreading paint with a large notched device and applying many layers of under-painting and glazes. Through his varied and vigorous methods of paint handling, he forms intensely tactile, undulating surfaces which pulse with colour and movement.

Drapell's most recent work plays with the distribution of weight and surface-ridging in the impasto, which creates simple lines and forms often …

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384 Eglinton Ave.W.
Toronto, ON, CA
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm