Red, Black, White

1965

Frost, Terry
Although abstract, Terry Frost's paintings nearly always draw on his experience of being in the world, and many are evocative of Cornish harbours. Over the years, his paintings have moved towards simplification with quasi-geometrical shapes in bold colours. In this work quarter-disc segments of irregular dimensions are placed down both sides of the canvas. Red, black and white are the colours which appear most frequently in Frost's paintings. He feels that they present the strongest contrasts: 'if you can paint red, black and white, then you can paint anything.' Ann Jones
  • Artwork Details: 121.6 x 63.7cm
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  • Material description: oil and collage on canvas
  • Credit line: © The Estate of Terry Frost
  • Theme: Abstract
  • Medium: Collage
  • Accession number: ACA 43

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