Blum & Poe opens an exhibition of new paintings by Glasgow-based artist Andrew Kerr

Blum & Poe announces an exhibition of new paintings by Glasgow-based artist Andrew Kerr. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, and his first in New York City. This series of intimately-scaled works on paper offers its own distinct form of representation, dictated by the nuances of acrylic paint and established studio habits. Beginning with a succession of scattered marks on blank sheets, these slow compositions accrue dense layers of paint over the course of many months. Kerr employs improvisational compositional methods in an effort to achieve a distinct pictorial structure and mood—always light and vulnerable, sometimes coherent or dissonant. Soft fields of pale pinks and powder blues variously meet with strong strokes of vermilion and alternating textures. A shared atmosphere ties together these abstracted forms

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