Examining the geometry of pattern, repetition and colour within her surroundings, Tess Jaray has explored painterly perspective for more than five decades. Jaray focuses on producing the illusion of space, using perspective to create a field of spatial paradox that equates to distance and closeness in the mind. In many of her works the area of pattern is contained by a strong, grounding background colour, thereby controlling the movement of the forms.Read More
Tess Jaray (b. 1937) was born in Vienna, Austria and moved to the UK in 1938. She currently lives and works in London. Jaray studied at Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London (1954–57) and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (1957–60).
Text courtesy Karsten Schubert London.
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