In the Zero of Form

Installation view, In the Zero of Form, a solo exhibition by Hanna ten Doornkaat at One Paved Court Gallery, Richmond, England, UK, 2018.

In the Zero of Form investigates Hanna ten Doornkaat’s recent series of works in relation to Kasimir Malevich’s Black Square (1915). Devising his own version of abstraction, Malevich founded the manifesto of Suprematism insisting that ‘painters should abandon objects and subject matter if they wish to be pure painters.’[i] He sought to achieve this purity […]

Drawing Abroad

Miles Hall, Untitled, 2014, pastel on Canaletto paper, 50 x 35 cm

“A kinesthetic practice of traction – attraction, extraction, protraction – drawing is born from an outward gesture linking inner impulses and thoughts to the other through the touching of a surface with repeated graphic marks and lines.”1 The immediacy that drawing allows for mark making and repetition becomes an important aspect of the process of […]

A Short Conversation Between Hanna ten Doornkaat and Brooke Leigh

Brooke Carlson: When we first met at Rebecca Hossack Gallery in London, we had a lot to talk about! Our conversation sparked through our passion and exploration of drawing in our art practices. Could you explain what drawing means for you and the importance of it in your practice? Hanna ten Doornkaat: I am interested […]