International Gallery, 34a Slater Street
Til 30th June
The exhibition shows three series of works, of which Verano (Spanish
for vegetation) is the most significant. It consists of small mixed media
images, using graphic design, enamel paint and thread. The different media
create a dialogue between two contrasts, highly detailed graphic design
and thick blotches of cream-coloured paint.
intricate, computerised images, created by keyboard commands, are somewhat
off-dimensional, but they gain perspective from the physical interruptions
of paint. Thread weaves the two together. At a glance you could be looking
at maps. But these are details of vegetation, of the web of a map on the
petal, leaf and stem.
The Amore del Tropico (tropical love) series presents contrasting images
without immediate connections. The pictures create an instant compromise
of conception. Yet everything is detailed, thoughts frozen for display.
Is this the artist’s sexual frustration, subject to intense analysis?
PasQuale’s images are not straightforward, but neither are they
closed to interpretation. They are like a language, you can learn it as
you listen to it. You hear the essence, even though at times it is a mere
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