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Christine Ay Tjoe Always Floating In A Constant Distance 2019

Price: £900

Edition of 35
Lithograph on Somerset Soft White 300gsm paper
49.7 x 39 cm | 19 9/16 x 15 3/8 in.
Signed and numbered
Unframed
Published by White Cube, 2019

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Christine Ay Tjoe’s gestural practice is rooted in an exploration of expressive line and the fundamental principles of drawing. In this lithograph, produced to coincide with her solo exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey, London in 2018, Ay Tjoe investigates the potential darkness within the human soul.

As with her paintings, Ay Tjoe employs a refined abstract language developed out of extensive drawing studies of the plants and flora surrounding her studio in Bandung, Indonesia. The print features highly animated lines, densely overlaid and clustered together to create a dramatic and forceful composition. This accumulated mass of abstract mark making suggests an organic form which loosely resembles plant roots or tumbleweed, out of which fine tendrils emerge like hairline cracks that have spread from a point of force.

Always Floating In A Constant Distance is printed using an aluminium plate onto which Ay Tjoe had drawn with lithographic crayons. A series of these aluminium plates were part of her 2018 solo exhibition in London and her 2021 show in Hong Kong.

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