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Spirit of Abstraction

The exhibition by Joanna Pinkiewicz showcases works on paper and canvas related to colour theory, symbolism, and metaphysical concepts: Intelligence, Infinity, Space and Creation.

The artist is interested in learning about recurrent cultural and metaphysical symbols related to creation, transformation, and spiritual growth.

“The reduction of metaphysical concepts into symbols is a powerful cultural magic. Many such symbols, such as the lozenge or the circle emerged across cultures and across the globe and survived for thousands of years of colonisation and co-option. It is possible, that the survival has been dependent on the process of reduction and the symbols still hold its original meaning and power”.
– Joanna Pinkiewicz

The exhibition’s aim is to reinstate the power of the symbolic in abstraction. The function of symbolism is one of a conduit which links to truth about the nature of reality.


EXHIBITION DATES: 
Tuesday 18 – Sunday 30 January 2022
Monday – Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am – 2:00pm

OPENING EVENT: 
Friday 21 January 2022 @ 5:30pm
Numbers are limited, so please RSVP to confirm your attendance




Image Credits:
Joanna Pinkiewicz. Alchemy of Becoming (detail) (2021). Oil on canvas. 90cm x 120cm.
Joanna Pinkiewicz. Shaded Pools (2021). Watercolour on cotton rag. 62cm x 90cm

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