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Alex Colville: Selected Drawings
15 Jul 1995 – 20 Aug 1995
Alex Colville. Study for Chaplain 22 1991. Acrylic on paper. dimensions unknown.
Whereas other exhibitions have treated the drawings as evidence of Colville's working procedure, this selection traced the development of thematic concerns centred on the human figure. Sixty-one drawings represented almost fifty years of artistic production. The exhibition afforded insights into the artist's process of planning his paintings, revealing uses of point-of-view and scenic blocking reminiscent of cinema.
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