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Glenn Sorensen
“Geranium Empire”
Naples 11 March/29 April 2011

The work of Glenn Sorensen (Sydney 1968, lives and works in Sweden) reflects in its style the uncontaminated suspension of the Nordic atmospheres and the arcane and mysterious appeal of the Australian territory. The combination of these two components is expressed by evanescent landscapes and isolated details of the natural world, sketched with a range of light shades, often in contrast with plain black backgrounds. An evocative and metaphysical painting, tending to recreate a timeless climate of expectation, fruit of a scrupulous technique suggesting an intimist and introspective approach. Images built slowly, by colour stratifying, with formal coherence and visual elegance......
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