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Six Hexagons

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Six Hexagons is literally that, six hexagonal canvases. Each one is identical: painted with stripes forming two triangles and two parallelograms. It is difficult not to read them as open boxes.

view one:

Andy Parkinson, Six Hexagons, 2015, acrylic on six canvases, 77 x 79 cm

Andy Parkinson, Six Hexagons, 2015, acrylic on six canvases, 77 x 79 cm

The canvases can be organises in any configuration, Here they create an absent hexagonal centre. In view one, each canvas is positioned in the same way, whereas in view two some are rotated in relation to the others.

view two:

A. Parkinson, Six Hexagons, 2015, acrylic on six canvases, 77 x 79 cm,

A. Parkinson, Six Hexagons, 2015, acrylic on six canvases, 77 x 79 cm,

Currently on show at Generator.

Written by Andy Parkinson

July 8, 2015 at 8:30 am

Strange Hexagon

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Andy Parkinson, Strange Hexagon: two triangles, two parallelograms, 10 colours, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 26 cm

Andy Parkinson, Strange Hexagon: two triangles, two parallelograms, 10 colours, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 26cm

Written by Andy Parkinson

February 5, 2015 at 7:30 am

Hexagon: Interrelated

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Andy Parkinson, Interrelated Hexagon (Doubled), 2014, acrylic on canvas, 6" sides

Andy Parkinson, Interrelated Hexagon (Doubled), 2014, acrylic on canvas, 6″ sides

Written by Andy Parkinson

November 14, 2014 at 4:55 pm

Preliminary Drawing: LR (E) 2

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Andy Parkinson, preparatory study LR (E) 2 (Anne Summers), 20 x 20 cm

Andy Parkinson, preparatory study for LR(E) 2 (Anne Summers), 20×20 cm

Written by Andy Parkinson

August 6, 2014 at 7:00 am

LR1, preliminary drawing

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In a recent interview I said I was unaware of planning or making preparatory studies, because new paintings spring directly from previous ones. As if to prove myself wrong, here I am making a preliminary sketch for an upcoming painting.

Andy Parkinson, preliminary drawing for LR(E) 1, (Thomas Cook)

Andy Parkinson, preliminary drawing for LR(E)1 (Thomas Cook)

…Suddenly I am quite consciously doing PDSA (Plan Do Study Act).

 

Written by Andy Parkinson

August 4, 2014 at 8:00 am

Hexagon with colour-spread

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Andy Parkinson, Hexagon With Colour-Spread (BGRYMC), 2014, acrylic on canvas, 12" sides

Andy Parkinson, Hexagon With Colour-Spread (BGRYMC), 2014, acrylic on canvas, 12″ sides

Written by Andy Parkinson

July 25, 2014 at 8:00 am

Hexagon Colour Spread

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Andy Parkinson, Hexagon Colour Spread Study, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 6" sides,

Andy Parkinson, Hexagon Colour Spread Study, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 6″ sides,

Written by Andy Parkinson

July 6, 2014 at 9:00 am

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