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Boo Saville

Born in 1980, Norwich, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Margate, United Kingdom

Overview

Boo Saville’s work is known for combining both abstraction and figuration. Her abstract color fields in oil resonate and hum as the color becomes the form, sometimes generating a feeling of intensity and optical calm. Saville uses layering to build up the paint surface; her brush marks are gentle or erased completely, giving the impression that they aren’t made by hand. Titled in sequences, these works have referred to times of the day or the moons of the solar system, great orbital bodies in mo...Read more