what is essential is invisible to the eye

 

Luke Elwes: Locus

Luke Elwes, Locus

 

… the distance between self and other, inside and outside, is hard to fix with any certainty and stability.

Whether a reflective re-acquaintance with familiar ground or an instinctive response to some unexpected stimulus (a shell, butterfly, blossom), [the drawings/paintings] are about the significance of looking, remaining alive to the transience and mutability of that act of perception.

They travel not so much widely as deeply, absorbing and probing the natural flow of phenomena and the passage of time.

From the lines, marks and washes emerges a landscape where much of ‘what is essential is invisible to the eye.’

– Luke Elwes


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