Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Seeing the ‘Lovers’ uncut -- Trinidad & Tobago Guardian

"Humming Birds" by Che Lovelace www.facebook.com/che.lovelace
 (T&TG PHOTO: SHAUN RAM BARAN)
Seeing the ‘Lovers’ uncut
Che Lovelace’s new exhibition explores Caribbean body language
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Anna Walcott-Hardy
“Che is in love, that’s what they say.” That seemed to be the consensus at Lovers, the latest exhibition from the Trinidadian artist, Che Lovelace, which opened on on April 22 at the Y Gallery, 26 Taylor Street in Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain. Lovelace laughs when he hears this.
“I have a love for the craft of language ... he exhibition is a nice coupling between romantic love and love on a wider plane, a love for the layers of life.” -- Artist, Che Lovelace
Lovelace has emphasised that, even though the paintings revolve around the theme and some of the characteristic or typically representative images of lovers are used: “what interests me is not what is obvious or illustrative. Seeing the figures not in fixed unreactive ways, but trying to unlock fresh ways to characterise and imagine them is a priority.” His emphasis is on exploring the use of gesture as a form of communication. Read more: http://www.guardian.co.tt/lifestyle/2013-04-29/seeing-%E2%80%98lovers%E2%80%99-uncut. For further information: http://www.yartgallery.com/che-lovelace/ and https://www.facebook.com/che.lovelace

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