Columbia College Chicago

Composition 2

Composition 2: Recent work by Tom Burtonwood
June 16 - August 12, 2011

To mark the release of artist publication Color Studies 2010-2011, Composition 2 is an exhibition of works culled from a series of 100 paintings produced sequentially, each one created on an identical matrix. The geometric composition is conceptually equivalent to the source code one might use in a computer program or web site. An identical visual framework is deployed to create many variations through simple modulations of hue and saturation.  Through a process of repetition and experimentation the phenomena of color is revealed to the viewer with many different outcomes.

Color Studies 2010-2011 is a 120 page publication with essay by media artist Patrick Lichty It is funded with an individual Artist Support Initiative grant from the Illinois Arts Council.

Color study by Tom Burtonwood

Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday:
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., 
Saturdays: noon - 4:00 p.m. 

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