Galerie Karsten Greve presents Georgia Russell’s Difference & Repetition


PARIS.- Having presented Georgia Russell’s work in group shows, the Karsten Greve Gallery presents its first private showing of this young Scottish artist (born in 1974), which includes a collection of works that have been conceived especially for this occasion. The artist has focused especially on the concept of repetition and the energy this results in. Distancing herself from figuration and coloration, she emphasizes shape and quick, lively gestures “in the style of Pollock”. Russell gives a new identity to the objects she uses, most often old books, musical scores and photographs. She senses a certain rhythm and energy, a rich but difficult to perceive life, in the sequence of the notes played or letters read and in the observation of the paper used, touched, leafed through, and folded. She wants to make this kind of impulse for information and time passed apprehensible, exploring the anatomy o