Clare Woods’ Lockdown Paintings

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tumultuous and anxiety-ridden for the great majority of the creative world. But for Clare Woods, it has proven to be an extraordinary catalyst. A series of interior paintings created during the lockdown in Great Britain are among the most evocative and dynamic in her oeuvre: pulsating colours and ribbons of intense light are laid out over sheets of aluminium, reflecting buried tensions tinged with passionate rebellion.

Clare Woods was born in 1972 in South...

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