Babara Robertson

Seattle, WA

Geometric Abstraction and color are driving this new series of works by Barbara Robertson. Learn more about the history of this movement here.

ABSTRACT 5

22 X 30″ acrylic on canvas

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Barbara Robertson unites centuries-old elemental materials like Japanese Kozo paper, with new technologies like digital photographic printing, and commonplace materials like wood, concrete, and stone with animation and sound installation; in essence, her work explores how we respond to and experience the ever-changing built environment.

FEATURED WORK

ABSTRACT ll

50 X 73″ acrylic on canvas 

ELEMENT 11

16.5 X 10 X 1.75″ kozo paper on mounted panel
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In her winter 2019 exhibition CONSTRUCTURE, Robertson used a combination of traditional fine Japanese paper and digitally printed photographic images of actual material surfaces glued onto wood panel and paper supports.

Robertson is especially fascinated by the rapid growth and visual change in the city of Seattle, and the proliferation of oppressive building projects that have no relationship to their site. While the work is not a direct critique of that phenomenon, it is prompted by thoughts about living in an architectural environment based on efficiency instead of aesthetics or concerns with what makes a city desirable.

FEATURED WORKS

TUMBLE

32 X 24″ mixed media on paper, framed

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ELEMENT 2

17 X 12 X 1.75″ kozo paper on mounted panel

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UNTITLED (BLUE)

21 X 17″ mixed medium on mounted panel

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FLUX

52 X 42″ mixed media on mounted panel

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ELEMENT 11

16.5 X 15 X 1.75″ kozo paper on mounted panel

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ARRAY

42 X 52″ mixed media on mounted panel

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PAST EXHIBITION

CONTRUCTURE

new works by Barbara Robertson

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CONVERSATION

with Barbara Robertson
& Gina Occhiogrosso

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GROUP EXHIBITION

BLIND STUDY

Celebrating 3 years in
Pioneer Square

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