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Ruffels, TD, Black, Bett Gallery Hobart, Hobart, pp. 2 (2018) [Minor Creative Work]


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Abstract

'Black. It is the darkest shade. The result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light. Black and white have been used to describe opposites; particularly truth and ignorance, good and evil, the "Dark Ages" versus Age of Enlightenment.

A symbolic colour of solemnity and authority. A colour of skin, mourning, secrets, magic, force, violence, evil, and elegance. This curated group exhibition involves artist's working largely in this achromatic colour. It seeks to suggest nothing more than the chosen palette of the artist at their time of creating.'

Item Details

Item Type:Minor Creative Work
Keywords:photography, photomedia, digital print, landscape environment
Research Division:Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Visual Arts and Crafts
Research Field:Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Arts and Leisure
Objective Field:The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
UTAS Author:Ruffels, TD (Dr Troy Ruffels)
ID Code:138047
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Art
Deposited On:2020-03-22
Last Modified:2020-03-24
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