A Sensibility

I’m acquiring more affection for the work of Martin Barré, especially the later ones. From 1986, this piece has the feel of its moment – it verges on 80s parodic modernism, like a

Martin Barré, 86-87-120x120-D 1986-87

Martin Barré, 86-87-120×120-D 1986-87

cartoon Mondrian, although I’m quite aware that Barré was grounded in something very different. His sensibility, that of a true artist, could hardly avoid responding to the changing atmosphere.

Martin Barre, 86-87-120x120-F  1986-87

Martin Barré, 86-87-120×120-F 1986-87

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