HackelBury Fine Art, London is pleased to present: Elemental Forms, Landscape, a solo exhibition of new work by Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer in which her love of nature and concern for the environment is reflected in her abstract landscapes which capture “the still point of the turning world”. (T.S. Eliot ‘Four Quartets’).
Nikolova-Kratzer chooses a balancing act in her work between control and surrender, simplicity and intricacy, light and darkness. She uses simple shapes to create her photogram silhouettes, yet she works with a complex set of variables including temperature, humidity and the timing of the exposure – factors that fundamentally affect the outcome. Nikolova-Kratzer embraces this as she feels strongly that “it is this artifact of chance that brings meaning and excitement to life”. Her work becomes a metaphor for having the fearlessness to embrace the unknown.
“I have been steeped in metaphysical and mystical teachings in the last five years and these insights naturally flow into my artwork and the way I create, as they permeate every other aspect of my life” – Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer
For an in depth interview with the artist please visit the gallery’s In Focus feature on Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer. The exhibition runs through Ocotber 30th, 2021.
To learn more about the gallery please visit – www.hackelbury.co.uk.
Elemental Forms, Landscape Rearticulated no. 1, 2020