A Solo Exhibition by SSA Member Barbara A. Morton runs until 9th April at McNaughtans Antiquarian Bookshop and Gallery, Edinburgh.
A new project by Barbara A. Morton, White Porcelain Bowls is a limited edition of twenty-four pieces of poetic text written by the artist.
‘Individual chapters, screen-printed on fine monochrome sheets, connect and interweave to create a thematic whole that is inseparable from its physical representation – the texture and colour of paper, the elegant white type, the beautiful Japanese style binding. The artist writes:
Each fascinating monochrome is emphasised by white, and white, in turn, in this book becomes interesting. Then, an accurate measure from each monochrome is added to white ~ an ink is created ~ the text is written, being born of, being part of, the image upon which it is now printed. Fixed. The White Porcelain Bowls are filled with symphonies of yellow. Look closely. Look again. Look again. Look for longer…