Monthly Archives: March 2013

1980s-90s development

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Ginnie Gardiner, a Revelatory Journey,’ with an essay by Wendy Smith, ©1999, Studley Press, P.10 For much of the 1980s and early ‘90s, Gardiner painted large still lifes whose principal subject is the interaction between color and form. She worked from set-ups of actual objects arranged on a table, and the canvases are by no means abstract, but their sensibility evinces the impact of twentieth-century art’s fascination with abstraction. Pictorial concerns dominate; content (in the sense of emotional or social […]