'Palimpsest 2'

An Exhibition by Ken Browne
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From Tuesday 27th May to Sunday 8th June 2008

Ken Browne was born in South inner city Dublin, Ireland.  From an early age he developed a passion for music that he later translated into art. Ken is a self-taught artist and has been painting full-time for the past 10 years.

For Ken, music is a way of expressing himself emotionally and will always remain an important influence.

This collection of paintings by Ken was influenced by the music of Estonion composer, Arvo Part, and specifically the recording of Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror) from 1978.  This beautiful classical piece created for piano and violin is the visualisation of looking into a mirror and another one directly behind the looker creating a hall of mirrors effect.

The beautifully crafted piece of music has brought Ken to produce this wonderful collection of abstract paintings. Autumnal colours abound in these creations giving the sense of inner calm and peace.

Kandinsky wrote that when he saw colour he heard music and the importance of music to the artists' craft should not be underestimated.

The Exhibition will be opened by Musician/Actor Dick Massey from 'The Commitments'

Opening Reception: Thursday 29th May 7-9pm