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Broken Meander White Blue Red Yellow 6_1
Broken Meander White Blue Red Yellow 6_1
Broken Meander White Blue Red Yellow 6_1
Broken Meander White Blue Red Yellow 6_1


Broken Meander White Blue Red Yellow 6_1 Painting

Christian Dodd

United Kingdom

Painting, Oil on Wood

Size: 15 W x 10 H x 0.1 D in

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Six oil on wood panels of overlayed curvilinear figures in primary colors which create secondary and tertiary colors due their translucency. The figures in these pieces explore the possible paths around and across the five by five inch squares by a one inch stripe. Part of a series of works inspired by the slide puzzle. These pieces explore ideas of incompatibility, futility and inevitability through the simultaneous presence of several patterns, images, sequences or other artifacts in the same composition. They are reflective of the ubiquitous grids through which we navigate the apps which dominate modern life and the increasing gamification which leads to a sense of fatalistic bewilderment at odds with the supposedly rational and logical systems which underly them. These 'meanders' can be constantly rearranged and multiple pieces may also be combined or split to create new configurations and sizes of work ranging from small pieces such as this to very large mural style installations. I have named these pieces 'meanders' in reference to works by Anni Albers. When developing these pieces I was looking for ideas regarding colour combinations and decided that Josef Albers work might be a good reference. As part of that search though I came across his wife Anni's work and was struck by the similarity in the designs. Each panel is shipped with a hanging strip enabling continuous reconfiguration of the piece after initial installation to explore the many designs available and possibly allowing some if not all the layers to be resolved.

Details & Dimensions

Multi-paneled Painting:Oil on Wood

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:15 W x 10 H x 0.1 D in

Number of Panels:6

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My work includes drawing, painting, print, cyanotype, polaroid and digital photography, image manipulation using a variety of media such as oil, acrylic, pen and ink, pencil, pastel, marker, collage, crayon and found images, maps, charts, texts, books, stencils etc. Previous collections of works have explored themes such as advertising, infantile images and compositions inspired by illustrations in Ladybird books and their relationship to pop art. The enduring appeal of reflective surfaces and shiny objects in a world of mechanised production and the human mind’s tendency to attempt to find order in random or chaotic systems (pareidolia). In my latest series of works the composition of the slide puzzle or eight puzzle is used to obscure, reveal and reconfigure multiple layers of imagery.

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