This copper vase is <Ban expert in catching the light
, with its soft and gentle curves reflecting mulitple tones of copper.
He said: "The idea behind Catching the Light
was to create an exhibition which shows these wonderful subjects in a simple and elegant way that helps visitors to relate to and make connections with the birds that they have just seen." The exhibition runs until March 29.
ARCH IS ALL WHITE: The Whittle Arch was catching the light
this morning with its dusting of snow.
(The irony is a couple of the small character studies, such as the glowing Ena, 2000, have much more feeling, almost as if they were the final products and the big picture the study.) An even lar ger work, Linden 2, 2000, is an over-the-top example of Katz's landscape mode, which has degenerated over the years into a kind of trick picture: On a flat, dark ground (this time the color of an army truck), a few deft brushstrokes nudge the viewer to a perceptual closure so the whole thing clicks--in this case, as tree leaves catching the light
. (Think of a Pollock suddenly revealing itself as a painting of yarn spilled all over the floor.) Katz uses the same device at the Whitney, only there the prize in the Cracker Jacks is a row of illuminated urban windows at night.
Is there abreeze passing over the water, making little waves, catching the light
, bending it, spilling it, mixing the colours?
These activities would be preceded by a period spent sitting in silence doing and thinking nothing, just being in the space and catching the light
. There were times that the floor, walls, and ceiling planes felt like a third skin, protecting me by metabolizing the streaming information moving into and out of my body.
Marlowe looked up, his sloeblack eyes catching the light