Thursday, December 24, 2015

Soaring Flight

Peter Lanyon's Gliding Paintings

High Ground 56
Essence of St Ives school

Silent Coast 57
Refinements of water/sea

Calm Air 61
Purity of white domination
Red = glider

Freed by gliding to revisit his whole native landscape

Long Shore 62
Aqua palette

Soaring Flight 60
Capturing sensation and physical look in abstract expressionist painting

Moving viewpoint related to multiple viewpoint of Cubism

North East 63
Aerial view of airfield and coast

Rosewall 60 Ulster Museum Belfast
1st gliding painting (after start of training)
Sky not at top but all round framing the land

Gliding paintings first shown in 1960 solo exhib London

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