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Towards by Roger Barnard

Towards 1966 by Roger Barnard
Accession Code: wu0077
Title: Towards
Date completed: 1966
Medium: Painting
Location Description: Medical School

The painting Towards was included in the Whitechapel Gallery's 'The New Generation' exhibition in 1966. It was described by Robert Hughes in the exhibition catalogue:

'Complimentary colour....sets up a fast, evanescent series of after images, some painted and others optical illusion. The colour pulsation of Towards is brilliantly managed; the shapes seem to climb inwards towards the dark centre, but at the same time there is a progressive dematerialisation of paint into light as you read it from the centre outwards.'