Figure with Cross like Cutout by Aron Hill
- Acrylic and Ink on Canvas
- 70 × 54 inches
177.8 × 137.2 cm
About the Work
Flat shapes of pure colours -- green, blue, purple, turquoise, pink, orange, yellow and white -- are balanced with three black shapes: an angular arch with a cross cut out and two rounded 'boulders'. While the image is suggestive of a sun, road and tombstone, the piece plays with space, flattening it and hinting at foreground or background through the overlapping shapes. Hill works in the late modernist traditions of concept and minimalism emphasizing the viewer's participation in the work. Hill obtained a BFA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Alberta College of Art and Design and his MFA from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2006. He has exhibited across Canada and in Dubai.