Colour: A Kind of Bliss

Essay by Andy Parkinson

In 2017 the exhibition “Colour: A Kind of Bliss” brought together six British painters concerned with different approaches to the use of intense energy and luminous qualities of colour. Through varying densities of paint and chroma, saturation and de-saturation, their paintings realise direct emotive forms resulting in both subtly and vibrancy. Painting for these artists working in the field of abstraction/non-figuration is a synthesis of ideas, drawing and colour.

Explore some of Andy Parkinson’s ideas on this subject in his essay “Colour: A Kind of Bliss” here.