JAMIE BENNETT : Lumina

$35.00

Essay by JOHN STUART GORDON
with poems by SARAH WYMAN

Hardcover, linen, 54 pages full color
limited edition of 200
Published 2017

“Mark making—a solid contour offsetting a veil of color or a meandering line threaded though quick, staccato dashes—is integral to the enamels of Jamie Bennett. In Lumina, he integrates a vocabulary of gold and silver elements in the form of grid-like frames and applied metal circles that brings focus to the bezel and introduces a new type of mark that extends the composition beyond the enamel matrix. Bennett creates his own source material. He draws objects from life or sketches imagined patterns. He cuts them up and rearranges them, divorcing them from their original contexts to create new visual relationships. These drawings then become the basis for his enamels…”

 

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