30 January – 24 February 2019

Danica Firulovic

Nine White Paintings

Nine White Paintings reflects my continuing preoccupation with symmetrical, repetitive, pre-formulated, purified painting. Restrained and quiet, the works articulate overtones of white, to create compositions that are obsessive of repeated rectangular forms. Through a delicate layering of white, the works embrace symmetry to suggest a geometry of the senses. 

These layers painted on linen become visible at close range and can disappear entirely when photographed. The work questions the placement and meaning of a painted surface, and what it means to steadily engage with it, in a fast-paced digital world. This new series reflects a continuing dialogue with Minimalism and draws impetus from literature, such as the deliberate repetition in Gertrude Stein’s work, and from the work of 20th century artists such as Kazimir Malevich, Mark Rothko, Josef Albers, Agnes Martin and Robert Ryman.

Danica Firulovic, 2019

Photos: Docqment