January 28, 2017
This monotype is one-of-a-kind prints.
Paller applies ink with a roller (brayer) to a large copper sheet (plate), drawing his shapes.
Again, this picture is largely about the nestling of organic forms. The soft areas are what is referred to as “ghost ink” - lighter, transparent grainy surfaces using the qualities of the ink remaining after the previous print was made.
The richness of the oil-based inks provides a luminous quality that other media cannot.
Daniel Simon, art critic, commenting on Paller's exhibiting his monotypes at Espace Parallele, Brussels, Belgium says:
"The monotypes of Gary Paller play with the contradiction of recording the flattening of matter, while conversely crossing over all with a porous effect, thereby leaving his marks on the surface.
Gary Paller has this subtle poetry which allows him to arouse in the viewer the feeling of the moment and the sustainability of this feeling, rare …."
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