Chloe Holt: Gwaith Newydd | New Works

28 March - 21 April 2021

Chloë was born in 1981. Her shows are growing in popularity in London, and in the North of England were she is currently living. 

 

In this show there is a mixture of works on paper and canvas, and a mixture of landscapes and still life. In their different ways both these strands are reactions to and reflections on the isolation/dislocation of the past year.

 

The landscapes are dark and perturbed, clouded and anxious. Skies are unsettled and seas are turbulent. Her palette is limited and the glimmers of light, when they appear, are distant and fragile, suggestive of dusk rather than dawn. The bottles and bowls and seeds in her subdued, shadowed interiors are alone. They wait, empty or dormant, for connection and touch, and company…

 

As always, Chloë's work has a completely modern and sophisticated sensibility, but its soul comes from its connections to the past. The result is work that rings with dignity and respect. There is a penetrating intelligence in these works, it is both intellectual and emotional. So here is work which is both articulate and instinctive, illuminating even when it is darkling…