Published Sunday, September 29th, 2019

‘Central Thread’ sees mark making remain the foundation from which the artist builds.  Palmer’s paintings present botanical imagery exploded in scale, yet despite this shift in scale, these works are surprisingly intimate, seducing us with their geometry and lush sensuality.   

Upscaled, the sculpture-like forms of our native fauna become all-enveloping.  Up close, texture and line assume prominence and the viewer becomes immersed in an angular, abstract jungle of brushstrokes.  Stepping back, the forms resolve into a splendid detailed representation, with an overwhelming sense of depth.. see more

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