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Art Exhibition - Suprematism
Fri, 24 Feb 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 2 Apr 2017, 17:00 GMT
On until 2nd April 2017 - Private Viewing only on 25th February 10-12pm
During 2015 Tony Bramley produced from photography, a series of images developed
from within the Modernist Russian avant-garde movement of Dynamic Suprematism, for
his Fellowship with the Royal Photographic Society. The body of work was also awarded
the Bill Wiseden MBE RPS Fellowship of the Year in 2016.
In each composition, existing geometry is abstracted from a single 'donor' photograph,
providing the material for a completely new and unique creation. Only the 'essence' of
the original image remains. Colour, shape, texture, tone and form take on a new
prominence and visual beauty. The exclusive use of “white space”, representing infinity,
induces a state of equivalence. New dynamics come to the fore, the energy and motion
enhanced by the background space.
Photography is now close to Zero Point, a transitional state where origination and
representation is questioned. Objective has become non-objective. Content is at it’s
purest and most creative; light, colour, shape and the viewer.
Suprematism was a highly geometric style of early 20th-century non-objective abstract
painting, ignoring the familiar appearance of objects, developed by Russian avant-garde
artist Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935).