Photo: Julie Umerle in London

Julie Umerle

Artist

Julie Umerle's paintings exist at the meeting point of decision and accident, as indeed do our lives. Colours are chosen to oppose and confound, while the exact materiality, the weight of the paint interferes, patterning its own trajectory. The chromatic dis/harmony in paint, and the friction between these rivulets of colour summons up a quite different (ir)-reality, matching the glimpses of infinity behind the slashes in Fontana's monochromes; as the action of gravity, magnetising the flows of paint, closes or widens the gap between these streams of time and the space that opens whenever they part or fail to meet. Michael Keenan, studio1.1, London, 2010.

Location London
Activities Private commissions, Exhibitions programme, Commissioning, Studio practice
Artforms / type of project Mixed Media, Painting
Tags painting, abstract, process, material, chance, minimal, commissions, contemporary, Artist, 2D work
Website http://www.julieumerle.com

News & Events

  • Contemporary British Painting

    08/12/2014 – 02/01/2015
    St Marylebone Crypt, St Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LT. Tel: 020 7935 7315

    Group show of small works by 40 contemporary painters.

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  • Contemporary British Painting

    01/11/2014 – 14/03/2015
    Huddersfield Art Gallery, Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 2SU. Tel: 01484 221964

    The first showing of sixty works from The Priseman-Seabrook Collection of 21st Century British Painting.

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  • Paint Britain

    15/11/2014 – 08/03/2015
    Ipswich Art School Gallery, 1 Upper High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 3QH. Tel: 01473 433681

    Group exhibition by 45 contemporary artists from around the UK, curated by Simon Carter.

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