Sean Scully Fills a Spanish Monastery With Bursts of Color - The New York Times Mr. Scully's abstract works include “The Gatherer” (2014). Credit Claudio Abate

Sean Scully Fills a Spanish Monastery With Bursts of Color

Sean Scully Fills a Spanish Monastery With Bursts of Color - The New York Times Mr. Scully's abstract works include “The Gatherer” Credit Claudio Abate

Sean Scully, Irish artist, cannot describe how much I admire his work.

On the Nature of Abstraction: Sean Scully

Sean Scully: Major Exhibition Announced For Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum - Artlyst

Figure in Orange, "Sean Scully’s paintings speak eloquently to the history of abstraction, engaging in a passionate conversation with the legacies of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism while offering new models for the continuing role of nonfigurative art. Scully employs the basic motif of colored blocks arranged horizontally & vertically in elegant, variously interlocking configurations, with a   remarkable sensitivity to the interaction of color and light.

27 July 2011

Sean Scully, Exhibition, Painting - National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Sean Scully, Exhibition, Painting - National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Sean Scully (b1945) is an Irish-born American painter & printmaker who has 1ce been nominated for the Turner Prize. His paintings are often made up of a number of panels & are abstractlaying the paint on quite thickly to create textured surfaces. After a brief initial period of hard-edge painting, Scully abandoned the masking tape while retaining his characteristic motif of the stripe which he has developed and refined over time.

Sean Scully up close - painterly - from afar the geometric shapes might look very precise but up close you can see that it is more about how the paint has been applied than the preciseness of the line that the paint creates

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