Victor Pasmore 

Relief Construction in White, Black and Maroon- 1962-3 

Painted wood and Perspex.

A horizontal ladder of different shaped and coloured pieces of wood placed on a piece of Perspex, this subtle construction reflects on the back of the wall as the Perspex pushes it out giving it more of a 3D form. The jaggedly shadow is an opposite to the actual form which comes across as clean and neat. The shadow makes the form seem precise and important. The screen of wood appeals to me and I am not certain why, maybe because it sits a space between wall and viewer which gives it this importance. The small centre piece gives a divide between the red and black. The object stands alone as mentioned and the divide gives an impression of separation, the two sides seem to be separating but at the same time need to be formed together to work.

  
Image from: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/pasmore-relief-construction-in-white-black-and-maroon-t00609

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