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Keren Kroul
updated: 05/03/2014
website: www.kerenkroul.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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Installation view, Unquiet mind (left) and Drops in a limitless ocean
Unquiet mind
Detail, Unquiet mind
Detail, Unquiet mind
Drops in a limitless ocean
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
Where matter becomes conscious
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
Emergence 2
 
Portfolio Keywords:  biomorphic, memory, geometric, systems, dreams, mapping, architecture, figurative, identity, narrative
 
 
Installation view, Unquiet mind (left) and Drops in a limitless ocean  by Keren Kroul
Installation view, Unquiet mind (left) and Drops in a limitless ocean
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
60 60 " x  88 88 " 
Unquiet mind by Keren Kroul
Unquiet mind
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
60 " x  88 " 
Detail, Unquiet mind by Keren Kroul
Detail, Unquiet mind
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
7 " x  9 " 
Detail, Unquiet mind by Keren Kroul
Detail, Unquiet mind
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
8 " x  10 " 
Drops in a limitless ocean  by Keren Kroul
Drops in a limitless ocean
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
60 " x  88 " 
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean  by Keren Kroul
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
8 " x  10 " 
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean  by Keren Kroul
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
7 " x  9 " 
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean  by Keren Kroul
Detail, Drops in a limitless ocean
watercolor on Arches paper
2014
8 " x  10 " 
Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
22 " x  300 " 
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
22 " x  90 " 
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
8 " x  10 " 
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2012
22 " x  30 " 
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
7 " x  9 " 
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious by Keren Kroul
Detail, Where matter becomes conscious
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
7 " x  9 " 
Emergence 2 by Keren Kroul
Emergence 2
watercolor on Arches paper
2013
11 " x  15 " 

Artist Statement

With watercolor on paper, I create from memories and impressions: lines of sunlight on the floor of my grandmother’s bedroom, blades of grass through cracks of pavement, a hand-sewn pattern on an old pillow. With small meticulous marks, these become crystalline formations, dense passages, and lyrical mental landscapes. Shapes in vivid colors multiply and disintegrate, moving forward and away, suspended above the silence of the paper.

I am interested in the fragility of the line against the increasingly crowded magnitude of the overall piece, its enveloping physicality. The repetition and layering reference the active re-creation of moments through remembering; the disparate fragments coagulating into the whole are a visual rendering of the way memories shape us, piecemeal.

In the large multi-paneled pieces, the imagery expands dynamically outwards or sideways, spilling into contiguous sheets of paper. These are added and moved around as the painting develops, organically.